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Homestyle Ham & Bean Soup

Homestyle Ham and Bean Soup

Combine delicious ingredients to make a soup the whole family will enjoy.

Gluten Free:
Serving Size:
Total Time:
1 Hour
Preparation Time:
Under 30 Minutes
Preparation Method:
Meal Occasion:
Lunch , Dinner
Level of Difficulty:
Rate this recipe: Rating: 3 (4 votes cast)


This recipe is recommended for 8 servings
  • 2 tablespoons light olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans Great Northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans HORMEL® Chunk Ham, drained and flaked
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves


  1. To add extra kick to your ham and bean soup, serve with hot pepper sauce on the side.


  1. In 5-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrots, celery and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, 5 to 7 minutes or until vegetables are softened.

    Homestyle Ham and Bean Soup
  2. Add broth, beans, ham, white pepper and thyme to saucepan. Cook, stirring occasionally, 12 to 15 minutes or until hot and flavors are blended.

    Homestyle Ham and Bean Soup
  3. Ladle soup into warm bowls. Top with chopped fresh parsley, if desired.

    Homestyle Ham and Bean Soup