Grandma Ferraro's Ham & Navy Bean Soup

Grandma Ferraro's Ham & Navy Bean Soup

A great main winter meal! A hearty soup that's easy to make and last for a long time!

Prep Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

10

Servings

1
bag navy beans, soaked overnight
1
large ham bone
1
medium ham, cubed
1
stick margarine
1
large onion, chopped
3
medium potatoes, peeled and cut into bite size pieces
1
stalk celery, cut in quarters
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon pepper
1/2
pound spaghetti noodles or egg noodles
8
quarts water
  1. Soak the beans in water overnight (1/2 the bag). In a large pot, boil the 8 quarts of water. In another pot, add chopped onions, margarine stick and ham bone and cook, but DO NOT brown the onions. Once done, add onions, ham bone and melted margarine to boiling water. Let pot re-boil and add beans, salt and pepper. Boil until the beans are soft. Cut celery and potatoes into bite sixe pieces and add to the pot. Cut the ham to same portion size and add to the pot. Add a handful of the pasta to the bowl after breaking the spaghetti into 2 inch pieces and cook until tender. (If using egg noodles, this step is not necessary) Let soup simmer for one hour at low heat.
Makes Servings

Nutrition Information:

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