My other Grandma's Navy Bean Soup

My Other Grandma's Navy Bean Soup Recipe

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Teresa Hawkins


A lot of work, but always so good, and the house smells yummy:)


★★★★★ 1 vote

about 6
7 Hr


  • 1 pkg
    snall white or northern beans
  • 1
    ham bone with meat
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 2
    chicken bouillon cubes
  • dash(es)
    salt and pepper
  • 4to5
    carrots diced
  • 5
    potatoes diced
  • dash(es)
    celery seed or salt or raw celery

How to Make My other Grandma's Navy Bean Soup


  1. Boil beans for 2 minutes. Then soak 1-2 hours
  2. In a separate pot, simmer for 1 to 2 hours: Ham bone, bay leaves, garlic, salt & pepper,chicken bouillon, and celery seed or salt (or one raw celery).
  3. After simmery the second pot of ingredients, add the beans to ham mixture. Simmer again for 1- 1 1/2 hours.
  4. Add carrots and potatoes the last 40 minutes. Simmer until tender

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About My other Grandma's Navy Bean Soup

Course/Dish: Bean Soups

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