The Pioneer Woman is the country’s most popular food blogger, and she loves making hearty, delicious recipes like ham and bean soup. This homemade ham and bean soup recipe is one of her all-time favorites. Many people think they don’t have the time to cook healthy meals. Because of their work schedules and busy lives, The Pioneer Woman has some easy tips.
This recipe is one of the easiest and most satisfying things I make on a cold day. It’s hearty and delicious, filling and flavorful, with lots of good-for-you ingredients to keep you going all day long.
This soup is seriously in my top five favorite recipes that I’ve ever shared on this blog. It has lots of beans, meaning it’s full of protein, plus onions, celery, carrots, garlic, tomato paste, and pureed bay leaves. The ham provides saltiness as well as meat for the dish.
Ingredients For Ham & Bean Soup
- Beans 2 can
- Chicken Stock 4 cup
- Ham 1 lb.
- Onion 1
- Carrots 1 cup
- Celery 2
- Salt And Pepper to taste
- Garlic 4 cloves
- Tomato Paste 2 tbsp.
- Bay Leaves 2
- Minced Parsley To Taste
- Roma Tomatoes 3
How To Make Pioneer Woman Ham and Bean Soup
First, cut the ham into a 1-inch square and then dice the veggies. Set them aside.
Take a skillet and put the ham in it. Fry on medium heat. When it gets golden brown, take it off to a plate.
After that, put all the veggies in the same skillet. Fry them until soft.
Add Pepper, minced garlic, tomato paste, and bay leaf. Fry it for 1 minute. After that, add ham, Beans, and chicken stock.
Boil it for at least 1 hour on medium heat. Cover the pan with a lid. When the liquids get thickened, it’s time to turn off the stove. Serve the soup in a bowl.
Frequently Ask & Question
How long does bean soup last in fridge?
Bean soup can last in the fridge for 3-4 days. To store bean soup in the fridge, place it in a covered container and be sure to let it cool to room temperature before putting it in the fridge. It’s also a good idea to use a shallow container to store the soup, as this will allow it to cool more quickly and reduce the risk of bacterial growth. When you’re ready to eat the soup, be sure to reheat it so that it is safe to consume.
What beans do you use for ham and beans?
You can use navy beans, pinto beans, or great northern beans. These types of beans have a creamy texture and mild flavor that pairs well with ham. You can also use a combination of different types of beans to create a more complex flavor profile.
What goes with ham and beans?
There are many dishes that go well with ham and beans, including cornbread, biscuits, coleslaw, roasted vegetables, green beans, mashed potatoes, salad, garlic bread, fruit salad, and pickles.
I love soup recipes, as they can be easy to make and serve. I often make my favorite soups when I need something comforting, like when the weather is cold outside. The pioneer woman ham and bean soup recipe is what you need.
This soup is loaded with vegetables for some extra nutrients and protein from the ham. Many other vegetables like carrots, celery, onion, and garlic are important ingredients that help bring this hearty dish together.
Last Updated on January 16, 2023 by Lindsay G. Cabral
Lindsay G. Cabral is a recipe blogger who specializes in vegan and gluten-free recipes. Lindsay has been blogging since 2012, and her recipes have been featured on popular websites such as Huffington Post, Mind Body Green, and The Kitchn. In addition to her blog, Lindsay is also the author of two cookbooks, Vegan Yum Yum and Vegan Yum Yum for All Occasions. When she's not in the kitchen, Lindsay enjoys spending time with her husband and two young daughters.