Christmas Recipes

Ham and Bean Soup


2 c. white beans soaked overnight
1 hambone with meat
3 qts water
1/2 c. cooked mashed potatoes
3 onions, chopped fine
1 bunch celery stalks and tops chopped fine
1 clove garlic minced
1/4 c. finely chopped parsley
Chicken soup base to taste to enhance the flavor


Put soaked beans, ham bone and water in a soup kettle. Simmer slowly 3 hours. Add mashed potatoes when beans are half cooked and stir until thoroughly mixed. Add onions, celery, garlic and parsley. Simmer 1 hour longer. Remove ham bone, chop up all the pieces of meat and return to soup before serving.

Makes 6-8 Servings

Added On: 2005-10-03
Submitted By: Staff
Filed under the following categories:
¬ Ham ¬ Potato ¬ Beans ¬ Onion ¬ Soup ¬ Dinner

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