Leftover Ham and Bean Soup – perfect use of that leftover ham from Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. This soup is delicious, hearty and smells heavenly.
1 leftover ham bone
2 cups leftover ham chopped in cubes
2 tbsp olive oil
2 bay leaves
1 large onion chopped
2 medium carrots chopped
3 celery stalks chopped
3 cloves garlic minced
1 whole parsnip peeled and cleaned
8 cups vegetable broth low sodium
19 oz cannellini beans (1 can), drained and rinsed
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp thyme
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped
- In a large soup pot, heat olive oil. Add onion, celery and carrot and cook for about 5 minutes until onion is tender.
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