Ham, Green Bean and Potato Soup

    Ham, Green Bean and Potato Soup


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    About this recipe: A great soup for the winter, which is simple to make and very hearty. It's creamy and packed full of ham, green beans and potatoes. Enjoy with fresh crusty bread.

    Serves: 8 

    • 2 litres water
    • 900g fully-cooked ham, chopped
    • 440g fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1.75cm pieces
    • 465g cubed potatoes
    • 2 onions, sliced
    • 250ml cream
    • 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper or to taste

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Place the water, ham, green beans, potatoes and onions into a large saucepan. Bring to the boil and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer until the ham and vegetables are very tender, about 45 minutes. Skim off any excess fat. Pour in the cream, season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve.

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    This is a fabulous dish that lasts quite a while. It maintains its flavour even while sitting in the fridge. I substituted the cream for zero fat greek yogurt for a healthier twist. I would even suggest that if you are watching your intake that you could comfortably reduce the amount of potatoes. I also used gammon shank rather then ham only because it was on hand. This is going in our permanent recipes file - 15 Dec 2013

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