Whether the rain is pitter-pattering on your rooftop or you’re just yearning for a taste of warmth, this Ham Bone Soup will provide you with the savory and comforting ambiance you are longing for. Just a spoonful of this hearty, veggie-filled sipper will make you feel all warm and cozy feelings, starting at your belly and making its way up to your rosy cheeks. Nothing has ever been more perfect for a comfy, cozy day than Ham Bone Soup!

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Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 meaty ham bone
  • 1 pound Yukon gold potatoes, diced and peeled
  • 3 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 ribs celery, sliced
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 7 cups chicken broth or water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
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Directions

Step 1 –Heat a small skillet over medium heat.

Step 2 –Add the onion and the butter to the skillet and cook until slightly softened.

Step 3 –In a slow cooker, combine the onion, the ham bone, the potatoes, the carrots, the celery, the corn, the beans, the broth, the bay leaves, the thyme, and the parsley.

Step 4 –Cover the slow cooker and cook on high heat for 6 hours or on low heat for about 9-10 hours.

Step 5 –Transfer the ham bone, the bay leaves, and the thyme sprigs from the soup.

Step 6 –Pull the ham off the bone, chop it up, and add it back into the soup.

Step 7 –Stir and serve.