My Favorite Leftover Ham Bone Lentil Soup

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Lana Bade

By
@Sunflowercooks

When I make my baked ham it is the leftover meaty bone that is my best soup flavoring!
In fact we like the soup after the dinner best!!!
It is just wonderful.( posted my baked ham recipe)

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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 bag(s)
    red lentils
  • 1
    meaty ham bone leftover
  • 2 medium
    carrots, chopped
  • 2 stalk(s)
    celery chopped
  • 1 medium
    chopped onion
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1 c
    canned chopped tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • ·
    kosher salt and fresh pepper to taste at end

How to Make My Favorite Leftover Ham Bone Lentil Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large soup pot cover ham bone with water
    ( ham hocks may be used if no meaty ham bone leftover)
  2. Add chopped celery
    Onions
    Carrots
    Tomatoes
  3. Add garlic powder, bay leafs , tomato
    paste
  4. Add lentils
  5. Simmer about two hours after bringing to a boil
    first
  6. Stir in olive oil
    at the end
    REMOVE ALL BAY LEAVES!!!!
  7. Cut meat off ham bone add to soup
    Toss bone away
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste
  9. Serve with warm rolls or bread and butter
    or good crackers

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About My Favorite Leftover Ham Bone Lentil Soup

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Hashtags: #soup #comfort-food



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