Prize Winning Ham And Lentil Soup Recipe

Step 1

In a Dutch oven, bring ham bone and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours. Remove ham bone. To broth, add lentils, tomatoes, carrots, celery, onions and seasonings; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30-40 minutes or until lentils and vegetables are tender. Meanwhile, remove ham from bone; coarsely chop. Add ham, sausage and parsely to soup; heat through.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 Meaty ham bone
  • 6c Water
  • 1 1/4c Dried lentils, rinsed and
  • -sorted
  • 1cn Tomatoes (28-oz.) with
  • - liquid, cut up
  • 3 Carrots, sliced
  • 2 Celery ribs, sliced
  • 1/4c Chopped green onions
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/2ts Garlic powder
  • 1/2ts Dried oregano
  • 1/8ts Pepper
  • 12oz Bulk pork sausage, cooked
  • - and drained
  • 2tb Chopped fresh parsley

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