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Ham and Bean Soup Recipe

Lil' Luna
Easy ham and bean soup is perfect for using up leftover ham. It is warm, hearty, and full of savory flavors!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 82 kcal


  • 2 medium carrots sliced into coins
  • 2 ribs celery chopped
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tbsp onion minced
  • 4 (15.5 oz) cans great northern beans rinsed and drained
  • 4 c chicken broth low sodium
  • 2 c cooked cubed ham
  • 1/2 tsp garlic minced
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • garlic salt to taste
  • 1 bay leaf


  • Use butter to sauté the carrots and celery in a large sauce pan until tender.
  • Add onion, beans, broth, ham, garlic, pepper, garlic salt and bay leaf to the pot.
  • Add in the sautéed carrots and celery.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the bay leaf before serving.


Serving: 8gCalories: 82kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 6gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 28mgSodium: 800mgPotassium: 254mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 2684IUVitamin C: 16mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Ham and Bean Soup
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