Grandpop Henry's Navy Bean Soup

1
Linda Kauppinen

By
@cyrene

This was my grandfathers favorite soup. He used ham-hocks instead of a ham bone. Either way, its delicious and makes for a very musical night!

Note: I prefer to use the ham bone from a cooked ham with some meat meat still on the bone to add the the soup.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
8 Hr
Cook:
5 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
dried navy beans
1
ham bone with some meat on bone
3 stalk(s)
celery, chopped fine
1 sprig(s)
parsley - fresh, minced
3 qt
water
1 large
onion, minced
1 large
can whole tomatoes, broken up
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1Soak beans in water over night in a large pot
2The next day, add the rest of the ingredients to the pot.
3Heat to boiling. Cover and simmer 4-5 hours until peas are tender and liquid is partially cooked down. Remove ham bone and cut meat into small chunks. Put ham pieces back into soup and serve.

About Grandpop Henry's Navy Bean Soup

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: German
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom
Hashtags: #ham, #Bean, #navybean