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Easy Ham and Navy Bean Soup

Easy Ham and Navy Bean Soup
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 6

Try this easy hearty soup made with ham, navy beans and veggies. Add crusty bread or a salad, and dinner is ready in about half an hour! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

2
cans (15 oz each) navy or great northern beans, drained, rinsed
1 1/2
cups diced cooked ham
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup chopped carrots
1/2
cup chopped celery
1 1/2
teaspoons Tuscan seasoning
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ reduced sodium chicken broth

Steps

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  • 1
    In 3-quart saucepan, mash 1 can of the beans with fork or potato masher. Stir in remaining can of beans and remaining ingredients.
  • 2
    Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low, and simmer 25 to 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Expert Tips

  • Try using chopped cooked chicken in place of the ham.
  • One teaspoon Italian seasoning can be substituted for the Tuscan seasoning.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
1350mg
56%
Potassium
760mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
7g
27%
Sugars
2g
Protein
18g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Haven’t heard of navy beans? Navy beans are a small, dry white beans that have an oval shape, and are typically smaller than other white beans like cannellini beans or Great Northern beans. These small beans got coined “navy beans” because they were a staple food in the United States Navy in the early 1900s. Navy beans are high in fiber and have a mild flavor. They are perfect for making baked beans or creamy soups, like this Easy Ham and Navy Bean Soup recipe. Though you should use the bean your recipe indicates, most white beans can be used interchangeably—but there may be a bit of a variation in the dish’s texture and flavor. Navy beans pair perfectly with ham in this soup. Craving other soups made with ham? From split pea to ham bone soup, we have a whole bunch for you to choose from. Once you’ve mastered this soup recipe, find new ways to make it even better by reading this article.

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