Country Ham Bean Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 101.1
  • Total Fat: 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 9.8 mg
  • Sodium: 227.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 7.1 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    2 Cups - Beans, Hurst's 15 Bean Mix
    1 - Meaty Ham Hock (3/4 lb)
    1 - 28oz can whole peeled tomatoes
    2 - Medium onions (chopped)
    1 - Large clove of garlic
    1 Cup potatos (Diced)
    1 Cup corn
    2 medium chicken breasts
    3 quarts of water
    salt and pepper to taste


Soak beans 2 hours in 3 quarts of water. Add Ham Hock, bring to a boil. Lower heat to medium low, cover and cook for 2 1/2 to 3 hours, stirring occasionally. Add tomatoes, onion, celery, and garlic. Bring to a boil again and reduce heat to medium low and cook covered for additional 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally. Add Potatos, corn and chicken breast. Bring back to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and cook covered for additional 1 1/2 hours, stirring every 15 minutes. Soup should be thickening slightly. Remove ham hock and chicken breasts. Carefully locate and discard bones and fat. Dice or shred the meat and return to soup. If you desire a spicier soup you may add salsa, chili powder, or tobasco.

Serving Size: Makes 16 1-cup servings

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KDWEIGHTLOSS.

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