An easy recipe for anyone who wants to make Soup at home. A wonderful skill to add to any Homemaking repertoire. Part of my “How To” Series. See the whole Series here:

Ham Bone Soup Recipe
1 meaty Ham bone and 1/2 cup Ham juices (leftover from a cooked bone-in ham)
8 cups Water
4-5 small Potatoes, diced (2 cups)
1 small Onion, diced (1/2 cup)
1 Carrot, diced (1 cup)
1-2 stalks Celery, diced (1 cup)
1 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Pepper
1/2 tsp Savory or Marjoram

1. In a large pot, bring water with ham bone and juices to a boil.
2. Reduce heat and simmer cook ham bone in water for 3 hours. Rotate once an hour.
3. Remove bone and add vegetables to broth. Remove meat from bone and add meat back into broth.
4. Add spices.
5. Cook soup for an additional 30 min. or until all vegetables are tender.
6. Optional: Serve with Homemade bread!

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  1. I ended up making some and it was delicious. Then, I made a second batch with the left over fat and drier pieces of leftover meat from Christmas dinner. We got 2 batches from our leftovers!


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