Monk’s Bean Soup

Serves: 8
Total Calories: 80


1 to 2 smoked ham hocks
6 to 8 cups water
2 tablespoons butter
1 onion, chopped
3 to 5 tablespoons dill weed
seasoned salt and pepper to taste
1 (16-ounce) package dried great northern beans


Combine ham hocks and water in a large soup pot. Simmer over medium heat for 15 to 30 minutes. Melt butter in a skillet; add onion and seasonings. Cook for about 5 minutes, just until onion is tender. Place beans in a slow cooker; add onion mixture, then pour meat and broth over top. Cover and cook on high setting for 4 to 6 hours, until beans are as tender as desired. Shortly before serving time, dice meat from ham hocks and stir back into slow cooker.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 8
Total Calories: 80
Calories from Fat: 25

This Monk’s Bean Soup recipe is from the Farmhouse Kitchen Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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