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Leftover Ham and Bean Soup - Recipe

A hearty soup made with leftover ham from your holiday celebration. A perfect way for you and your family to continue to enjoy your holiday ham.
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Leftover Ham and Bean Soup Recipe
  • In a large stock pot, add water, ham bone and pre-soaked beans. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until beans are close to soft.
  • Remove bone and cut off remaining meat.
  • Remove 1/3 of beans and mash with potato masher or food processor. Return ham and beans back to stock pot and add onion, carrots, celery, garlic powder, pepper and paprika.
  • If you are using drippings from a previously cooked ham add those now.
  • Simmer until vegetables are tender and serve.
Prep Time: 1.5 hours
Cook Time: 3 hours
-1 pound dry navy beans, soaked overnight
-4 quarts water
-1 pound leftover ham bone with meat attached
-1 onion, finely diced
-2 carrots, sliced
-2 stalks celery, diced
-1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
-1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
-1/2 teaspoon paprika