White Bean Soup

Recipe: White Bean Soup


  • 1 lb Navy beans; dry
  • 3 qt Water
  • 1 ea Ham bone or hock; smoked
  • 2 T Parsley; chopped
  • 1 c Onions; finely chopped
  • 1 ea Garlic; clove, minced
  • 2 c Celery &tops; finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 t Salt
  • 1/2 t Pepper


  1. Cover beans with water in large pot or soup kettle and soak overnight. Rinse beans well and return to pot with ham bone and 3 quarts of water.
  2. Simmer, uncovered, for 2 hours. Add parsley, onions, garlic, celery and tops, salt and pepper. Simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Remove ham bone, dice the meat, and add meat to soup. Serve hot.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: breakfast

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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