Navy Bean and Ham Hock Soup

1
Penny Hall

By
@FantasyFaery54

Depression Era Recipe upgraded

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
3 Hr

Ingredients

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    4 (1/2-pound) ham hocks, scored
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    3 tablespoons olive oil
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    1 cup minced yellow onions
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    1/4 cup minced celery
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    1/4 cup minced green bell pepper
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    1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
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    1/4 teaspoon dried mexican oregano
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    1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
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    2 bay leaves
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    1 tablespoon minced garlic
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    1 pound navy beans, rinsed, picked over, soaked overnight and drained
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    8 cups chicken stock
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    1 teaspoon salt
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    1/4 cup minced parsley
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    1/2 cup minced green onions

How to Make Navy Bean and Ham Hock Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Directions


    In a large, heavy stockpot, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the ham hocks, onions, celery, bell pepper, red pepper flakes, oregano, thyme and bay leaves, and saute until soft, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, and saute for 1 minute. Add the stock and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer covered for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.

    Add the navy beans and stir. Continue simmering over medium-low heat for 45 minutes to one hour, or until the beans are almost cooked and ham hocks are very tender. Season with salt and continue cooking 15 to 30 minutes, until beans are done and ham hocks are beginning to fall apart.

    Remove from the heat. Serve the ham hocks with the beans at the table, sprinkled with parsley and green onions, or cut the meat from the bones in the kitchen before serving, return the meat to the pot and serve with the beans at the table.

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About Navy Bean and Ham Hock Soup

Course/Dish: Soups Other Soups
Other Tag: Healthy




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