July 4, 2010

Boot Scootin Ham Bean Soup


Boot Scootin Ham Bean Soup

 - Now if you have
ever heard the expression,
 “everything but the kitchen sink”,
 that would without a doubt
be the way to describe the
 mouth watering ham soup.
 But don’t let the long list
 of ingredients fool you,
it is as easy as can be;
just put it all in the pot and simmer!

Servings: 6-8
Main Ingredient: Ham, Pinto Beans
Difficulty Level: 1

Ingredients to make Boot Scootin Ham Bean Soup

3 c Dried Pinto Beans
2 c Cubed Ham
2 c Water
22 oz Tomato Juice
4 c Chicken Stock (3 cans)
2 c Chopped Onions
3 Cloves Garlic, minced
3 tb Chopped Parsley
1/4 c Chopped Green Pepper
2 tb Brown Sugar
1 tb Chile Powder
1 t Salt
1 t Crushed Bay Leaves, put in tea ball
4 Whole Cloves, put in tea ball
1 t Oregano
1/2 ts Cumin
1/2 ts Crushed Rosemary
1/2 ts Celery Seed
1/2 ts Ground Thyme
1/2 ts Ground Marjoram
1/2 ts Sweet Basil
1/4 ts Curry
1 c Sherry

Directions to make Boot Scootin Ham Bean Soup

Step 1:Soak beans overnight.
Step 2:Add all other ingredients except sherry and bring to boil. Cook slowly until beans are tender, cooking time will vary depending on size of pot used. Add Sherry. Miw well. Serve.

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