Ham Soup

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I made a giant ham back over Christmas and Alex decided to use the leftover ham bone to make a soup. He told me that his parents would make this all the time when he was younger and he really enjoyed their recipe. So he decided to look up a recipe and make a few changes of his own, and this is the result.

You do need to prep this soup ahead of time since it sits in the crock pot for a while. I would suggest prepping the ingredients the night before so you can easily assemble everything the next day. This soup is best when served with a nice loaf of crusty bread with butter.

Ham Soup

Ingredients

  • Leftover Ham Bone
  • 1 Tablespoon EVOO
  • 3 Cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 1 Medium Onion (diced)
  • 3 Carrots (sliced)
  • 2 Large Potatoes (cubed)
  • 6-7 Cups Water
  • ¾ Teaspoon Thyme
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • White Pepper and Salt to taste
  • 1 ½ Cup Diced Ham

Combine all ingredients in a large crockpot. Simmer on low for 8-10 hours.

Before serving remove the ham bone and bay leaf.

http://housewifeswhimsy.com/ham-soup/

Source: Adapted from DamnDelicous