My Favorite Leftover Ham Bone Lentil Soup

Lana Bade

By
@Sunflowercooks

When I make my baked ham it is the leftover meaty bone that is my best soup flavoring!
In fact we like the soup after the dinner best!!!
It is just wonderful.( posted my baked ham recipe)


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 bag(s)
red lentils
1
meaty ham bone leftover
2 medium
carrots, chopped
2 stalk(s)
celery chopped
1 medium
chopped onion
1 Tbsp
garlic powder
2
bay leaves
1 Tbsp
tomato paste
1 c
canned chopped tomatoes
1 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
kosher salt and fresh pepper to taste at end

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large soup pot cover ham bone with water
( ham hocks may be used if no meaty ham bone leftover)
2
Add chopped celery
Onions
Carrots
Tomatoes
3
Add garlic powder, bay leafs , tomato
paste
4
Add lentils
5
Simmer about two hours after bringing to a boil
first
6
Stir in olive oil
at the end
REMOVE ALL BAY LEAVES!!!!
7
Cut meat off ham bone add to soup
Toss bone away
8
Season with salt and pepper to taste
9
Serve with warm rolls or bread and butter
or good crackers

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom
Hashtags: #soup, #comfort-food