Simple and Easy Ham and Bean Soup Recipe

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Simple and Easy Ham and Bean Soup
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  1. Cover beans with water by 3 inches.
  2. Soak overnight in fridge, Wash and drain.
  3. Place all ingredients EXCEPT pepper and salt in a large pot.
  4. Cover with water by 1/2 inch. Mix well.
  5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer for 90 minute
  6. Add water if needed as needed.
  7. Remove ham shanks, split their skins, remove meat.
  8. Discard the skins, fat, and bones.
  9. Chop the meat, return it to the pot.
  10. Season to taste.
  11. Simmer 10 minute more.
  12. May be served at this time but it's much better reheated the next day.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1641.64 Kcal (6873 kJ)
Calories from fat 331.58 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36.84g 57%
Cholesterol 797.78mg 266%
Sodium 1214.45mg 51%
Potassium 4834.57mg 103%
Total Carbs 37.61g 13%
Sugars 2.36g 9%
Dietary Fiber 12.15g 49%
Protein 278.76g 558%
Vitamin C 4.3mg 7%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 15.1mg 84%
Calcium 256mg 26%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 126.54 Kcal (530 kJ)
Calories from fat 25.56 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.84g 57%
Cholesterol 61.49mg 266%
Sodium 93.61mg 51%
Potassium 372.65mg 103%
Total Carbs 2.9g 13%
Sugars 0.18g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0.94g 49%
Protein 21.49g 558%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 7%
Iron 1.2mg 84%
Calcium 19.7mg 26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 35.1
  • 38

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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