16-Bean Soup with Ham

16-Bean Soup with Ham

One of our customers shared this recipe with me many years ago. We've shared it with many of you. It is the best 16-Bean Soup we have ever tasted! Unique ingredients makes it a hit, even with young children!

  • 2 cups 16-bean soup mix
  • 6 cups water
  • Ham or a Ham Bone
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves (garlic)
  • 4 Tbsp barbecue sauce
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp lemon pepper
  • 2 stalks celery (chopped)
  • 4 Tbsp catsup
  • 1 16 oz can diced tomatoes

Slow Cooker Instructions

  1. Place beans, water, ham bone, salt, ginger, onion and garlic in a slow cooker. Bring to a simmer, and let simmer all day--heat should not be too low.

  2. 1-2 hours before serving, add the rest of the ingredients and continue to simmer till vegetables soften.

Pressure Cooker Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients into pressure cooker or insta pot, and pressure cook for 20-30 minutes or until beans are cooked.

Stove-top Instructions

  1. Wash mixed beans and soak overnight.

  2. Drain and add water, ham, salt, and ginger. Cook until beans are tender--about an hour.

  3. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, and simmer for 2-2 1/2 hours.

Main Course, Soup
16-Bean Mix, beans, Ham, Soup

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