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On the 12th day of Christmas…I got some soup???

It’s finally here. The best day of the year. Enjoy your day and your loved ones.
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Then after the commotion is over, use your leftover ham to make this delightful and healthy Ham and Bean Soup.  Merry Christmas!!!

1 pound mixed dry beans

Ham bone

1 1/2 cups ham, cubed

1 large onion, chopped

3/4 cup celery, chopped

3/4 cup carrots, sliced or chopped

1 (15 oz) can diced tomatoes

2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

1 cup tomato juice

6 cups water

2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce

1 bay leaf

1 tsp prepared mustard

1/2 tsp chili powder

Juice of 1 lemon

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp black pepper

1.Place beans in sauce pan. Cover with 6 cups water and soak overnight. Drain the liquid.

2.Combine remaining ingredients in slow cooker.

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3.Cover and cook on LOW 9-11 hours or 5-6 hours on HIGH.

4.Remove bay leaf and ham bone before serving.

Makes 10 servings

The Mama’s Guide to Christmas Recipes

Christmas. All the things. Are you ready? One of the most exciting aspects of Christmas is the food and treats. We have the recipes we love. The recipes we don’t. We all have our favorites and make no mistake, the foods and goodies we surround ourselves at Christmas time enhance the Christmas spirit and make this special holiday memorable. Today’s Mama wanted to share all of the Christmas recipes, tips, secrets, and hacks we’ve come to love and enjoy. To learn more about why we love Christmas and the foods it brings, check out our extensive guide to Christmas recipes

Mamas Guide To Christmas Recipes


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