How to make it

  • Pick and wash beans.
  • Soak overnight.
  • Use a large Dutch oven to melt butter over midium heat.
  • Add celery, onion, and garlic; saute until tender.
  • Drain beans; reserve liquid.
  • Add enough water to liquid to make 10 cups.
  • Add beans, soaking liquid, ham-hock, salt and pepper to vegetables.
  • Heat to boiling; reduce to low.
  • Cover and simmer 3 hours.
  • Remove meat from ham-hock and return to soup; discard skin and bone.

Reviews & Comments 5

Add a Link?

Post a link to another recipe or group by pasting the url into the box where you want it to show up. We'll do the rest.

Post Message or cancel
    " It was excellent "
    zena824 ate it and said...
    Used to eat this alot when I lived in Wash Dc... was wonderful.....and all you need is cornbread!!!!
    Was this review helpful? Yes Flag
    " It was excellent "
    raelene1951 ate it and said...
    I have eaten this at the Senate....There was a law passed (along time ago) that the bean soup be served everyday!!!
    Was this review helpful? Yes Flag
    " It was excellent "
    wynnebaer ate it and said...
    Love bean soups....Sounds great..:)
    Was this review helpful? Yes Flag
    " It was excellent "
    debbie919 ate it and said...
    Delicious recipe, thanks!
    Was this review helpful? Yes Flag
  • desertgal 6 years ago
    Sounds so good!
    Was this review helpful? Yes Flag

Maybe List
Hang onto this recipe

while I look at others.

Holding 0 recipes