Coyote Bob's Leftover Hambone Mega Soup

Robert Thomas


There's nothing so endearing as making a delicious meal from discarded bones.

A very good, stick-to-your-ribs, soup for the winter nights like we have here in Northern Vermont.

The house smells heavenly while this is cooking.

★★★★★ 2 votes
20 Min
12 Hr


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1 lb
bob's red mill 13 bean soup mix
3 qt
left over ham bone
onion, chopped
carrots, sliced
celery stalks, sliced
15-oz can diced tomatoes
garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 c
egg noodles, uncooked
1 Tbsp
no sodium italian spice, such as spicely's
1 Tbsp
salt substitute such as morton's
pepper, to taste

How to Make Coyote Bob's Leftover Hambone Mega Soup


  • 1The prior night, soak one (1) pound of mixed beans in water.
  • 2In the morning, drain the beans through a sieve and put into a large stock pot
  • 3Place left over ham bone, and three (3) quarts of good spring water into the stock pot with the beans. Bring to a boil.
  • 4Set pot to actively simmer for two hours. Remove any scum that accumulates at the surface.
  • 5While this is simmering, chop onion, celery, carrots. Mince garlic.
  • 6After the two hours has elapsed, add the vegetables, garlic, can of diced tomatoes, Italian spice and salt substitute. Set timer for additional two (2) hours and simmer.
  • 7After about an hour, add two (2) cups egg noodles
  • 8After two (2)hours, discard the bone, leaving whatever meat that has fallen off in with the soup.

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About Coyote Bob's Leftover Hambone Mega Soup

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #hearty

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