Friday, January 13, 2012

Little Kettle Bean Soup

Little Kettle Bean Soup

l lb. dry navy beans                                           
2 and 1/2 qts. water
3/4 c. celery, diced
3/4 c. carrots, diced
1 med. onion, chopped
1 meaty ham bone
1/2 c. catsup
1/4 lb. bacon ends and pieces
1 T. salt
1/4 t. pepper

Soak beans overnight.  Add remaining ingredients.  Bring to a boil, turn down heat and simmer two to four hours, until beans reach desired tenderness.  Add additional water if necessary as it simmers.

1 comment:

  1. This soup is quite similar the one we do here. A slight variation is we add dumplings to ours and use tomato paste instead of ketchup :)