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


  • 1 lb
    bob's red mill 13 bean soup mix
  • 3 qt
  • 1
    left over ham bone
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 3
    carrots, sliced
  • 3
    celery stalks, sliced
  • 1
    15-oz can diced tomatoes
  • 3
    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


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