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Leftover Hambone Soup

Today Joe and John are going to make hambone soup with their leftover Christmas hambone. John is a waste not want not kind of guy and likes to make sure we don't throw out any food. Next time you have ham for a holiday, save that bone and make this delicious soup.

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Leftover Hambone Soup


1 leftover hambone

1 tbsp olive oil

3 cloves minced garlic

1 diced onion

2 carrots peeled and diced

1 russet potato peeled and diced

1 cup canned kidney beans drained and rinsed

3/4 frozen corn kernels

3/4 tsp fresh thyme leaves

2 bay leaves



1 1/2 cups leftover ham diced


1. Put hambone in a large stock pot and add enough water to cover the hambone halfway, about

6-7 cups. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer about 45 minutes, remove and throw

away hambone.

2. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add garlic, onion, carrots and potatoes. Cook

stirring occasionally until onions are translucent, about 2-3 minutes. Stir in the ham stock,

beans, corn, thyme and bay leaves. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

3. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 10-12 minutes.

Add in ham and cook until heated through, about 1-2 minutes. Serve immediately.

Leftover Hambone Soup
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