Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Elisa's Awesome Ham Bone Soup

1 package of a dried soup bean mix
one ham bone
3 to 4 C water or broth
1 c. sliced carrots
1 c. sliced celery
1 small onion chopped
1 16 oz. can of whole kernel corn
1 16 oz. can of seasoned stewed tomatoes
2 c. cooked macaroni
basil, oregano, thyme, and rosemary
salt and pepper

1.Wash and sort the dried beans. Then place them in a pan and cover them with water. Bring them to a boil and let them boil for 2 min. Remove from heat and allow to soak for one hour. Remove the liquid and pour the beans into a crock pot.

2. Add the ham bone, water or broth, onion, celery and carrots. Add the herbs according to taste. Bring to a simmer and cook for 2 hours or until the beans are tender.

3. Add the stewed tomatoes, corn, and macaroni.

4. Salt and pepper to taste.

5. Cook until heated through and enjoy

A pan of cornbread fresh from the oven is the only addition you need for an excellent hearty meal.



Pastor Larry said...


fragilewisdom said...

( :) Elisa smiles and passes Pastor Larry a bowl of soup.)

GirlBlogger said...

I'm sure it was wonderful! It sounded good when you described it on the phone.

Wizardress said...

Sounds good to me.. and cornbread.. YUMMM

fragilewisdom said...

Absolutely! It turned out better than I had hoped and it is delicious.