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Navy bean soup

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  • Navy Bean Soup
  • Navy Bean Soup, Photo 2
Recipe type: Main Dish
Number of serving: 8 servings
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 3 hours
Ready in: 3 h, 30 m
Difficulty: Very Easy


1 pound shredded smoked ham
1 pound dry navy beans, washed
6 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 large onion, diced
6 medium carrots, sliced 1/4 inch thick
8 cups water
Salt and pepper to taste


Wash and soak beans for one hour prior to cooking.
Add beans to large stock pot, add water and onions; cover and simmer 2 hours.
Add ham and carrots; cover and simmer 20 minutes, then add potatoes, salt and pepper.
Let cook on medium heat until potatoes are tender and serve with crackers, or some good, crusty bread.

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