Want some hot and healthy soup for those winter evenings? This ham and bean soup is just perfect as a winter dish. You can take it in any other season of the year too!
- 1 Thick slice of full ham with bone, cooked
- 1 Onion, diced
- 2 Carrots, diced
- 1 clove Garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons Butter, divided
- 16/1 can Great northern beans, undrained
- 2 cups Water
- 2 Bay leaves
- 1 teaspoon Salt
- 1/4 teaspoon Ground black pepper
- Keeping its bone cut the ham off bone in bite-size pieces.
- In a frying pan, melt 1 tablespoon of butter and keep the heat medium.
- Then, for 4 minutes fry ham pieces in hot butter, till they become brown.
- In a big saucepan, melt another tablespoon of butter and add carrots, onion, and garlic in it.
- Add undrained beans into the veggies; then add ham and the reserved ham bone. Finally, add water to get your desired soup thickness.
- Add bay leaves into the soup and keep stirring. Add salt and black pepper as per taste.
- Boil the soup in medium-low temperature and simmer for 25 minutes.
- Once done remove ham bone and bay leaves from the soup.
- Serve this soup hot.
You can garnish it with chopped onions, coriander leaves and green chilies, to spice it up. Serve it with bread stick or as it is.
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