Ham and Bean Soup

Pairs Well With

Serves 6-8


8 cups Vegetable Broth

2 15.8 oz cans of Northern White Beans drained

2 medium carrots chopped

1 cup yellow onion chopped

2 celery stalks chopped

2 cloves of garlic finely chopped

2 bay leaves

2 cups leftover smoked ham chopped (you can add more if you prefer)

Fresh ground white pepper to taste


In a large pot melt 2 tablespoons butter and add carrots, onions and celery sauté till soft or about 5 minutes. Add garlic and sauté 2 minutes careful not to burn.

Add vegetable broth, 2 cans white beans, chopped ham and bay leaves with ½ teaspoon white pepper. Bring to a boil and then simmer 40 minutes. Serve with your favorite crusty bread for dunking.