Ham Bone Soup

Marsha Gardner

By
@mrdick1950

What to do with the leftover ham bone from your ham dinner. Make a great soup that not only your family will enjoy but so will your pocketbook.


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Ingredients

HAM STOCK

1 large
meaty ham bone
12 c
cold water
1 tsp
kosher salt
1 large
carrot, chopped
1/2 medium
onion, chopped
1
celery rib, chopped
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 Tbsp
peppercorns, whole black
1 tsp
thyme, dried
2
bay leaves

SOUP

1/2 medium
onion, diced
3 large
carrots, diced
3
celery ribs, diced
4 large
potatoes, peeled and diced
1 small
cabbage head, sliced thin
1/2 c
apple cider vinegar
8 c
ham stock
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
2-3 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin

Directions Step-By-Step

1
HAM STOCK:
In a large pot, bring mixture to a boil, Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered 2 hours. Strain and reserve ham bone and stock. Pull ham off bone, discard fat and chop into bite-size pieces
2
SOUP:
In a large pot, heat olive oil. Add onions, carrots and celery. Saute over medium-low heat until tender.

Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat and cook for 2 hours, or until vegetables are very soft and potatoes are broken up. Season to taste.
3
Serve with a dollop of sour cream and chopped fresh dill, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups, Vegetable Soup
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #hearty