A hearty bowl of bean soup. White Northern beans, carrots, ham and onion. Serve with bread.
1 cup of cooked and drained C&F great northern beans
1/2 cup of shredded carrots
1/2 cup of cub sliced ham
Rinse and sort beans. To 1 lb. of beans ( 2 cups) add 10 cups of hot water.
Bring water to rapid boil, boil for 2 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Cover and let stand 1 hour.
Drain soak water and rinse beans.
Add 6 cups of water to drained and rinsed beans.
Simmer gently with lid tilted until desired tenderness is reached, about 1- 1 1/2 hours.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Rinse once more.
Add carrots and sliced ham to 1 cup of great northern beans.
Mix well and serve.