Old Fashioned Ham and Beans

Kathie Carr


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


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20 Min
2 Hr


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1 lb
great northern beans, soaked overnight and drained
1/2 lb
cooked ham meat, shredded or cubed
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
water to cover all

How to Make Old Fashioned Ham and Beans


  • 1Combine 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. Pour enough water into the kettle to cover the mixture by about 2 inches. 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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