Quick Butter Bean Soup Recipe

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QUICK BUTTER BEAN SOUP

JANET JORDAN

By
@MRSJANET

Butter bean soup is I think a bold soup. If I use limas I like to use baby limas

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Serves 4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

21
carrots peeled and diced
1 medium
onion
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1/2 lb
ham ground and minced
2 - 1 lb
cans butter beans orlima beans
4 c
water
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1Combine carrot, all but about 1/4 cup onion and vegetable oil in a large heavy saucepan over high heat
2Cook stirring often for 3 to 5 minutes. Vegetables should be softened and turning golden. If they begin to darken reduce the heat.
3Add ham and cook 2 minutes more stirring occasionally.
4Add canned beans and 4 cups water. Bring to a boil season with salt if necessary and lots of pepper ( freshly ground if possible ).
5Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or more the longer it cooks the better it will taste. Serve sprinkled with raw onion and home made corn bread
6VARIATION:
7For slow cooker all-day lima bean soup Substitute one pound dried limas for the canned beans. Cook onion, carrot and ham according to directions. Place in slow cooker with limas. Add 8 cups water along with a little salt and pepper. Turn on low and cook for 8 hours. More or less

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy