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Northern Bean Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Northern Bean Soup recipe? Learn how to make Northern Bean Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lasariona

Makes 8 servings



Hearty ham and bean soup. Easy to make and a great way to use a leftover ham bone.

Recipe Ingredients for Northern Bean Soup

1 pound dry great Northern beans
8 cups water
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 cups chopped ham
1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper

Recipe Directions for Northern Bean Soup

  1. Rinse the beans, sorting out any broken or discolored ones. In a large pot over high heat, bring the water to a boil. Add the salt and the beans and remove from heat. Let beans sit in the hot water for at least 60 minutes.

  2. After the 60 minutes of soaking, return the pot to high heat and place the ham bone, carrots, celery, onion, garlic, mustard and bay leaves in the pot. Stir well, bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 60 more minutes.

  3. Remove ham bone and discard. Stir in the chopped ham and simmer for 30 more minutes. Season with ground white pepper to taste.

Categories

Beans, Main Dish, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 328.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
248
Calories from Fat
32
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.6g
6%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Sodium
746mg
31%
Potassium
889mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
36.9g
12%
Dietary Fiber
11.9g
48%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
18.0g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 12% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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