White Bean Ham Soup

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recipe by Cookery Nation https://cookerynation.com/

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    Total Time
    1hr 0mins
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This white bean and ham soup is so easy and flavourful. It freezes beautifully and makes a fantastic lunch or supper any time of year. This recipe calls for cooked navy beans. These can be cooked at home or canned. If you are using canned beans, you will need two cans drained.

Inspired by: http://cookerynation.com/recipe/white-bean-ham-soup/

recipe updated Mar 19, 2020


  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    1 tbsp (about 13.65 g)
  • Onion icon
    60 g (about ½)
  • Green bell pepper icon
    Green bell pepper
    36 g (about ¼)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    3 (about 18 g)
  • Ham icon
    300 g (about 15)
  • Carrot icon
    270 g (about 5 ⅓)
  • Canned navy beans icon
    Canned navy beans
    549 g (about 2 ¾ cups)
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    1.44 L (about 1.44 kg)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    ¼ tsp (about 0.54 g)
  • Salt icon
    ½ tsp (about 3 g)
  • Dried thyme icon
    Dried thyme
    2 tsp (about 3.7 g)
  • Bay leaves icon
    Bay leaves
    1 (about 0.2 g)
  • Rosemary icon
    2 tsp (about 2.4 g)


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  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Stockpot - 5 liter
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  1. Heat in frying pan - medium heat
  2. Add olive oil and onion to a clean frying pan while stirring occasionally
  3. Add green bell pepper and garlic clove to the vegetables
  4. Transfer vegetables to stockpot
  5. Add ham and carrot to the stockpot
  6. Stir until just cooked - medium heat
  7. Add canned navy beans to the stockpot
  8. Stir
  9. Add vegetable stock, black pepper, salt, dried thyme, bay leaves and rosemary to the stockpot
  10. Stir
  11. Simmer while stirring occasionally - 15 min, medium heat
  12. Serve
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