Ham & Bean Soup

In a medium to large stockpot, add 2 Tbsp. EVOO

On medium/high heat, sauté yellow onion, celery, and garlic

Add: 48oz. organic chicken bone broth (e.g., Bonefide brand)

pre-cooked organic ham (e.g., Wellshire Applewood Smoked) *will use approx. 12oz. 

3 garlic cloves, minced/grated

2 cans Great Northern beans, drained

~3-4 celery sticks, chopped

~3-4 carrots, sliced/chopped 

1 teaspoon dried thyme 

salt & pepper to taste

1-2 bay leaves

*add water by the cup as needed to cover, boil, then simmer soup for at least 2 hours. 

Keep in refrigerator up to 4 days or freeze.