New Year Soup

New Year Soup

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Judy Warner


This soup is great to make after the holidays when you have leftover ham on the bone!


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30 Min
45 Min


  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 4 stick
    celery stalks and leaves, chopped
  • 6 large
    carrots, scrapped and sliced
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 medium
    head of cabbage, chopped
  • 1 bunch
    leeks, root removed, white stalk and 3 inches of green, sliced and well rinsed
  • three
    32 oz boxes of low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 large
    ham bone with some ham attached
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh ground pepper
  • 2 lb
    yucon gold potatoes, cut into 1/2 inch cubes- do not peel
  • 16 oz
    can of great northern beans, drain and rinse
  • 5 oz
    fresh shaved parmesan cheese

How to Make New Year Soup


  1. In large stock pot, heat oil over medium high heat then add carrots, onion, celery. Cook, stirring frequently for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in garlic, cabbage, and leeks. Stir frequently and cook for 5 additional minutes.
  3. Add 3 boxes of chicken brooth, ham bone and spices. Bring to a soft boil. Reduce heat to medium, cover and cook for 20 minutes.
  4. Add Potatoes. Cook for 15 minutes covered. Remove ham bone. Cut ham from bone into bite sized pieces and return ham to soup.
  5. Stir in Great Northern Beans and continue to cook for 5 additional minutes or until beans are warm.
  6. Laddle into bowls and top with sprinkle of shaved parmesan cheese. Enjoy!

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Course/Dish: Other Soups
Other Tag: Healthy

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