Grandma always made bean soup in the week after Easter with the left-over ham bone and meat.
great northern beans, soaked overnight and drained
cooked ham meat, shredded or cubed
ham bone with some meat left on it
onion, chopped fine
water to cover all
1Combine 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