Loaded Bean Soup {15+ varieties}
Cook time
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  • 1 pkg. Hurst's dried 15-Bean Soup
  • 1 ham bone
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • juice of one lemon
  • 1 Tbl. chili powder
  1. Place beans in a large Dutch oven and cover with 2-quarts of water for 8-hours or overnight.
  2. Meanwhile, to prepare the ham broth, place ham bone in large stock pot covered with 3 quarts of water. Bring to a boil then gently simmer for 2-3 hours, skimming foam periodically. Remove ham bone, reserve any ham pieces and chill broth. Once chilled skim off an fat.
  3. Drain beans, cover with ham broth and simmer for 2½ hours.
  4. Add remaining ingredients including any reserved ham. Simmer for an additional 20-30 minutes or until onion and beans are tender.
  5. Delicious served with cornbread.
Recipe by Lemony Thyme at http://www.lemonythyme.com/loaded-bean-soup/