Old Fashioned Ham and Beans

1
Kathie Carr

By
@kathiecc

Grandma always made bean soup in the week after Easter with the left-over ham bone and meat.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
2 Hr

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    great northern beans, soaked overnight and drained
  • 1/2 lb
    cooked ham meat, shredded or cubed
  • 1
    ham bone with some meat left on it
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped fine
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • ·
    water to cover all

How to Make Old Fashioned Ham and Beans

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine the beans (which were soaked in water overnight and drained), ham, ham bone, brown sugar, onion, garlic salt, and black pepper in a soup kettle.
  2. Pour enough water into the kettle to cover the mixture by about 2 inches.
  3. Simmer 2-3 hours, stirring occasionally, or until beans are done and mixture has blended flavors well.

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About Old Fashioned Ham and Beans

Course/Dish: Bean Soups



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