Kathie Carr Recipe

Old Fashioned Ham and Beans

By Kathie Carr kathiecc


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Serves:
10
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Kathie's Story

Grandma always made bean soup in the week after Easter with the left-over ham bone and meat.

Ingredients

1 lb
great northern beans, soaked overnight and drained
1/2 lb
cooked ham meat, shredded or cubed
1
ham bone with some meat left on it
1/2 c
brown sugar
1 small
onion, chopped fine
1/2 tsp
garlic salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
water to cover all

Directions Step-By-Step

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Combine the beans (which were soaked in water overnight and drained), ham, ham bone, brown sugar, onion, garlic salt, and black pepper in a soup kettle. Pour enough water into the kettle to cover the mixture by about 2 inches. Simmer 2-3 hours, stirring occasionally, or until beans are done and mixture has blended flavors well.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups

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7 Comments

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Lisa Swarm ShoeGirl
Jan 26, 2014
Kathie this was quite tasty! Our family loved it and we will be making it again! Thank you for sharing!
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Lisa Swarm ShoeGirl
Jan 26, 2014
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
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Joey Wolf 8of10
Apr 18, 2013
for a sweet cornbread, use a Jiffy cornbread mix AND a Jiffy white or yellow cake mix. Mix both according to directions, combine and bake in a 9x13 prepared cake pan....the texture will be more cake like, but oh so good!
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Kathie Carr kathiecc
Dec 26, 2012
I buy those Jiffy cornbread mixes 4 at a time, especially in the winter. Its not Grandma's cornbread but its not bad with some real butter on it.
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Mary Villearreal Mary_Villearreal
Dec 26, 2012
I thinking of making this today since I have ham left over but don't have Jiffy cornbread mix or cornmeal.I vacuum sealed 5 bags of ham so when all the snow is long gone I'll go to the store to get some corn bread mix.