Author: Simple Foodie

Navy Bean Soup

Navy Bean Soup

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Servings: 4

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Navy Bean Soup Recipe. There is nothing like a hot bowl of Navy Bean soup on a cold winter's day. The good news is it's very easy to make and doesn't take all day.


navy bean 1 lb thoroughly rinsed
ham hock 1
water 8 cups
butter 1 Tbsp
yellow onion 1 small & diced
salt 1 Tbsp to taste
black pepper 1/2 tsp to taste


  1. Place the beans in a large bowl and cover with water. Allow to soak for 8 hours or overnight.
  2. In a stock pot combine the navy beans, ham hock, and water. Cover and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 1 hour or until the navy beans are tender.
  4. In a sauté pan melt the butter over medium heat and add the diced yellow onion.
  5. Sauté until the onions are translucent. Remove and set aside.
  6. When the navy beans are tender remove the ham hock and set aside.
  7. Stir in the diced yellow onion.
  8. Slice off the meat from the ham hock bone and dice. Add to the soup and simmer for an additional 10 minutes.
  9. Add salt and pepper to taste.