Monday, April 8, 2013

Ham Bone Soup

Ham Bone Soup Recipe

I made this tonight using my leftover Easter ham bone, and it was surprisingly delicious!  I like that it's a non-creamy ham soup and it's so simple (in the crockpot!).  I substituted celery for the green peppers, and I used a little less bouillon than it called for.  Everyone (even my 2-year-old) ate it and loved it!

Ham Bone Soup
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1 meaty ham bone
1 onion, diced
1 (14.5 oz) can of peeled and diced tomatoes with juice
1 can non-drained kidney beans 
3 potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 green bell pepper, seeded and cubed (or substitute celery)
4 cups water
6 cubes chicken bouillon

Place the ham bone, onion, tomatoes, kidney beans, potatoes, and green peppers into a 3 quart or large slow cooker.  Dissolve the bouillon cubes in the water and pour into the slow cooker.

Cover and cook on high until warm.  Reduce heat to low and continue to cook 5-6 hours. (I just started mine on high and cooked for about 5 hours).


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