Ham & Bean Soup Makes about 40 cups
(This makes a lot of soup!)
Ham bone with meat
6 cups water
4 cups diced ham
6 jars Randall Mixed Beans, drained and rinsed
1 Tbsp. Cinnamon
¼ cup Brown sugar
1 ½ – 2 Tbsp. Seasoning salt
Salt and pepper to taste
Additional water if needed
- In large stockpot; add hambone and 6 cups water. Cover and simmer until meat easily falls from bone; about 30 minutes. Remove hambone from stockpot and tear meat from bone. Discard bone and return meat to stockpot. Add diced ham, mixed beans and additional water if necessary. Simmer for 30 minutes; stirring occasionally.
- Add cinnamon, brown sugar and seasoning salt. Simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Taste soup and add salt and pepper to taste. Add additional water to get the consistency you desire.
- Freeze what you do not use in resealable freezer bags.