Complicated Bean Soup

TERRI OPGENORTH

By
@Terrio13

WHen I was doing Daycare my littles called this complicated bean soup....I really dont know why! Maybe their Mom called it that but the name always pops into my head when I make this type of soup. Today I really wanted to make Split Pea Soup with my wonderful left over ham bone...alas, not a split pea in the house! Then I saw my stash of beans...just the ticket, and OH MY is it GOOD!

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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
6 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

lots
dried mixed beans
3 qt
water
1 large
ham bone with some meat
1 bag(s)
little carrots
1 c
chopped celery
1
onion, diced
1/2 tsp
peppercorns
2
bay leaves

LATER YOU ADD:

1 can(s)
diced tomatoes with green chilies
1 c
chopped flat leaf parsley
olive oil

Step-By-Step

1Put 3 quarts of water into your crock-pot and turn it on the high setting.
2Put the ham bone into the water.
3Rinse the beans in warm water and pour off any floating things. Do this a few times until the water runs clear. Add the beans to the water in the crock pot.
4Add the chopped celery and the carrots.
5Add the chopped onion, peppercorns and the bay leaves.
6Cook on high for an hour and turn the crock pot to low and cook an additional 5 hours.
7Take the ham bone and meat out and let it cool. Get the bones out and chop the meant into small pieces. Add them back to the soup.
8Add the can of tomatoes with chilies and the chopped parsley. Turn the crock pot to high and cook for 15 minutes until heated through.
9Serve with a drizzle of olive oil and some soft corn tortillas to soak up the soup or some corn chips.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Dairy Free, Wheat Free