old fashioned ham and beans

★★★★★ 6 Reviews
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By Kathie Carr
from North Liberty, IN

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

★★★★★ 6 Reviews
serves 10
prep time 20 Min
cook time 2 Hr

Ingredients For old fashioned ham and beans

  • 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 sm
    onion, chopped fine
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp
  • water to cover all

How To Make old fashioned ham and beans

  • 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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