Grampa Fred's soup

Grampa Fred's Soup

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janet kaskie


This recipe came from my husbands grandpa. Warm, hearty, and OH SO GOOD, served with corn muffins on the side... even if you, like me, don't care for lima beans this is a must try (you'll be glad you did !)


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15 Min
6 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 1 Lb. bag(s)
    dried lima beans
  • 1 large
    smoked ham hock
  • 5-8 stalk(s)
    celery , sliced
  • 1 bunch
    green onions. sliced
  • 1 medium
    green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1- 2
    jalapeno peppers diced
  • ·
    water to soak and to cover

How to Make Grampa Fred's soup


  1. soak bean according package direction, rinse, drain and pour into oil sprayed crockpot.
  2. add all ingredients, nestling hock down into pot.
  3. cover with water.
  4. cook on low 6 - 8 hrs or until beans are tender... for a creamer soup broth, mash beans with a potato masher, stir and cook until desired consistency.

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About Grampa Fred's soup

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat Dairy Free
Other Tags: Healthy Heirloom

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