QUICK BUTTER BEAN SOUP

Quick Butter Bean Soup

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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

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

How to Make QUICK BUTTER BEAN SOUP

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

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About QUICK BUTTER BEAN SOUP

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



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