White Bean and Ham Soup

White Bean and Ham Soup

White Bean and Ham Soup


The Everything Soup Cookbook, this book has 300 mouthwatering recipes.  There is soup for everything…such as Curried Chicken, Lemon Chicken and Okra, Italian Minestrone Cola, Pumpkin, Rice and Egg.  I’ve picked out for you to try…


 White Bean and Ham Soup Recipe


White Bean and Ham Soup

¼ Lb. (4 oz.) ham

1 large carrot

1 onion

1 medium fennel bulb

6 garlic cloves

1 (14 oz.) can peeled tomatoes

2 Tbsp. chopped sage

2 Tbsp. olive oil

2 (16 oz.) cans cooked cannellini beans, drained and rinsed

4 cups Kitchen Basic chicken broth



Sage leaves

Slice the ham into thin strips, or dice it.  Dice the carrot and onion.  Chop the fennel and mince the garlic.  Chop the canned tomato and the sage.

In a soup pot, heat the oil.  Add the carrot, onion, fennel and garlic; sautéing on medium heat for 5 minutes.

Stir in the beans, ham, chicken broth, tomato, sage and pepper.  Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer; and cook for 20 minutes.  Salt to taste and garnish with the extra sage leaves, if desired.        6 servings


(Recipe for White Bean and Ham Soup, was in The Everything Soup Cookbook, 2002, 2015)


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