Quick Butter Bean Soup Recipe

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QUICK BUTTER BEAN SOUP

JANET JORDAN

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@MRSJANET

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


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine carrot, all but about 1/4 cup onion and vegetable oil in a large heavy saucepan over high heat
2
Cook stirring often for 3 to 5 minutes. Vegetables should be softened and turning golden. If they begin to darken reduce the heat.
3
Add ham and cook 2 minutes more stirring occasionally.
4
Add canned beans and 4 cups water. Bring to a boil season with salt if necessary and lots of pepper ( freshly ground if possible ).
5
Reduce 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
6
VARIATION:
7
For 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