Northern Beans and Ham stew

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 235.8
  • Total Fat: 3.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 16.2 mg
  • Sodium: 565.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 46.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.7 g
  • Protein: 12.1 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1/2 lb diced ham
    1 lb great northern beans (soaked overnight)
    3-6 cups water (to cover)
    2 cups onion chopped
    1/2 cup brown sugar
    2 tbsp. cayenne pepper or to taste
    salt and pepper


Makes about 6 good sized servings.

Combine all ingredients in a soup pot and bring to a boil. Simmer/slow cook for at least 2 hours, the longer you cook the more flavorful it gets!

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WALDERBA.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Very easy and great! Thanks love ham and beans and this was different. - 3/6/13

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    Love this recipe! This is the only way my picky eater will eat ham & beans, and LIKE them. For a little color & a few more vitamins, I add in a few chopped carrots. - 1/6/11