Servings: 6 to 8
This hearty soup puts the meaty bone from a leftover baked ham to excellent use. Pinto beans work fine, but if you can find them, bolita beans are creamier and a bit sweeter. This soup freezes well for up to 3 months.
Wow! This is so very good. This will become my go to recipe for ham soup! So flavorful! Other ham and bean soups are so bland in comparison.
This is an amazing use for a leftover ham bone. It’s an incredibly warm and comforting soup. I had contemplated using canned beans, but the dried beans were so good that I think it’s worth the extra planning. The sweet potato got pretty mushy after 30 minutes so I probably could have finished it sooner, but I don’t think the soup suffered for it.
Great receipe; easy to follow instructions. Substituted with canned navy beans since bolita was not available and added cooking sherry; it was wonderful.
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