My Favorite Leftover Ham Bone Lentil Soup

1
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

  • 1In a large soup pot cover ham bone with water
    ( ham hocks may be used if no meaty ham bone leftover)
  • 2Add chopped celery
    Onions
    Carrots
    Tomatoes
  • 3Add garlic powder, bay leafs , tomato
    paste
  • 4Add lentils
  • 5Simmer about two hours after bringing to a boil
    first
  • 6Stir in olive oil
    at the end
    REMOVE ALL BAY LEAVES!!!!
  • 7Cut meat off ham bone add to soup
    Toss bone away
  • 8Season with salt and pepper to taste
  • 9Serve 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
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom
Hashtags: #soup, #comfort-food