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Leftover ham bone soup

Delicious homemade ham bone soup from leftover ham cooked on the stove. Made with beans, potatoes, carrots and slow cooked in a rich broth.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ham bean soup, leftover ham bone soup
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 149kcal


  • 1 ham bone
  • water to cover the ham bone
  • 2 carrots sliced
  • 2 large russet potatoes diced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 cups leftover ham cubed
  • 1 can butter beans or white kidney beans (drained and rinsed )
  • black pepper and salt to taste


  • Place the ham bone, chopped onion and bay leaves in to your soup pot. Add water just enough to cover the bone and bring to a boil. Simmer for 1 hour.
  • Remove the bone and bay leaves. Add diced ham, potatoes, carrots and beans. Cook for about 15 to 20 minutes until veggies are soft. Add salt to taste and serve.


Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 431mg | Potassium: 404mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 3397IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg