Five Bean Soup Recipe

Step 1

Place beans into 4 quart kettle, cover with 2 inches of water and allow to soak overnight. Drain water then add ham bones, water and bay leaves. Simmer covered for 2 hours. Remove ham bones and return any meat to kettle. Add bouillon, onions, chili and garlic powder, thyme, pepper, tomatoes, carrot and worcestershire sauce. Cover and simmer for 1 hour. Add water as needed. Serve with hot cornbread.

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Pinto beans
  • 1c Navy beans
  • 1c Black eyed peas
  • 10c Water
  • 1c Chicken bouillon
  • 1c Diced onion
  • 1ea 16-oz can cut tomatoes
  • 3/4ts Thyme
  • 1/4ts Pepper
  • 1c Red beans
  • 1c Northern beans
  • 2ea Whole bay leaves
  • 2lb Meaty ham bones
  • 1 1/2c Smoked ham
  • 1tb Chili powder
  • 1/4ts Worcestershire sauce
  • 1md Grated carrot

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