Slow Simmer White Bean and Ham Soup

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Try this unique Slow Simmered White Bean and Ham Soup recipe and see just how delicious this soup can really be. This Slow Simmered White Bean and Ham Soup recipe is also very nutritious. It is loaded with white beans, which are a great source of a broad range of nutrients. This Slow Simmered White Bean and Ham Soup recipe also includes other ingredients, such as veggies, that are very nutritious. Celery and carrots as well as onions are super choices of veggies that are high in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and loads of other nutrients. They are also filling, and most people really enjoy these veggies.

This Slow Simmered White Bean and Ham Soup recipe is quick and easy to make, as are most soup recipes. The trick to good soup is often to leave it to simmer, and with this recipe, that is just what you can do. The white beans do need to be prepared first according to the instructions on the package, and once that is done, the rest of the ingredients simply come together in a few minutes. This Slow Simmered White Bean and Ham Soup recipe is a perfect one for the crock pot. Then you can leave the soup to simmer all day if you like, and everyone can serve him or her self as desired. So a soup recipe is a great way to ensure that supper is available whenever everyone in the family wants it. It is the perfect food to serve on a cold winter day, and is wonderfully filling and nutritious.

This bean soup recipe has a very high nutritional value. It is high in dietary fiber, high in iron, high in manganese, high in potassium, high in selenium, high in thiamin and very high in Vitamin A.

This soup would be great served with fresh bread that you could make from scratch, homemade biscuits, or just toast perhaps served with garlic butter or loaded with cheese. Any way you serve it, this soup recipe is likely to please everyone that you are feeding at your dinner table tonight. This recipe calls for sea salt, but any salt will do, so do not think that you have to go out and buy a special salt for this dish. One bi advantage of regular salt and a good reason to ensure that your family eats ordinary table salt is for the iodine. It is difficult to get iodine in many foods, and it has been added to ordinary table salt to ensure that everyone gets it in his or her diet. Specialty salts, such as sea salt, do not have iodine in them. This is a great soup recipe that you can quickly make and serve your family any night of the week when you want something nutritious and delicious for dinner. Add bread or crackers and this dish will leave everyone happy and satisfied with their meal.

Nutrition Facts of Slow Simmered White Bean and Ham Soup from For the Love of Cooking
Ingredients: White beans, water, olive oil, sweet yellow onion, carrots, celery, garlic cloves, ham hock, chicken stock, bay leaf, salt, pepper.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet* The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings. *Per serving: Calories 47, Calories from Fat 115, Total Fat 12.8g 20%, Saturated Fat 4.4g 22%, Cholesterol 73mg 24%, Sodium 858mg 36%, Potassium 1797mg 51%, Carbohydrates 51.0g 17%, Dietary Fiber 12.7g 51%, Sugars 4.4g, Protein 40.7g, Vitamin A 103%, Vitamin C 5%, Calcium 23%, Iron 49%

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