White Bean ‘n’ Ham Soup
- 2 cans (15-1/2 ounces each) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
- 2 medium carrots, diced
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2-¼ cups water
- 1-½ cups cubed fully cooked ham
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ⅛ to 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
- 1 bay leaf
Mash one can of beans; set aside. In a large saucepan, saute the carrots and onion in butter. Stir in the water, ham, seasonings and whole and mashed beans; cook over medium heat until heated through. Discard bay leaf.
Makes 6 servings
Source : Taste of Home
We really liked this recipe. If was a hearty, warming soup for these cold winter nights.