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My very famous 15 bean soup... with a gorgeous fatty chunk of ham hock in it. Flavor bomb! And a great winter dish for bean and meat lovers...

15 Bean Soup with Ham Hock

A delicious 15 bean soup with ham hock!

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories per serving 632 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh ham hock (about 2 lbs or 850 g)
  • 1 ½ lbs 15 bean soup mix (600 g)
  • 5 medium garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 medium fresh carrot chopped
  • 2 stalks fresh celery chopped
  • 1 medium potatoes diced
  • 4 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 3 beef bouillon cubes
  • 2 tbsp strong mustard
  • 3 bay leaves
  • olive oil
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Pour the bean mix in a bowl and add water until the beans are fully submerged. Then soak them overnight.


  2. My very famous 15 bean soup... with a gorgeous fatty chunk of ham hock in it. Flavor bomb! And a great winter dish for bean and meat lovers...

  3. Pour some olive oil in a high pan and place it over medium heat until hot. Then add the chopped onion and garlic, fresh rosemary and bay leaves.


  4. My very famous 15 bean soup... with a gorgeous fatty chunk of ham hock in it. Flavor bomb! And a great winter dish for bean and meat lovers...

  5. Stir fry them for 5 minutes. Then add the chopped carrot, potato and celery.


  6. My very famous 15 bean soup... with a gorgeous fatty chunk of ham hock in it. Flavor bomb! And a great winter dish for bean and meat lovers...

  7. Stir fry the veg for 4 minutes. Then add the ham hock.


  8. My very famous 15 bean soup... with a gorgeous fatty chunk of ham hock in it. Flavor bomb! And a great winter dish for bean and meat lovers...

  9. Drain the soaked beans and add them to pan. Also add the mustard, bouillon cubes and some pepper.


  10. My very famous 15 bean soup... with a gorgeous fatty chunk of ham hock in it. Flavor bomb! And a great winter dish for bean and meat lovers...

  11. Add 6 cups (1,5 l) of water until the ingredients are submerged.


  12. My very famous 15 bean soup... with a gorgeous fatty chunk of ham hock in it. Flavor bomb! And a great winter dish for bean and meat lovers...

  13. Bring the soup to a boil and then turn the heat low. Cover the pan and simmer the soup for an hour. Then turn the heat off and let the ham hock cool in the soup. Remove the ham hock and tear it up. Discard bones and skin.


  14. My very famous 15 bean soup... with a gorgeous fatty chunk of ham hock in it. Flavor bomb! And a great winter dish for bean and meat lovers...

  15. Chop the ham and then add it back to the pan with the parsley.


  16. My very famous 15 bean soup... with a gorgeous fatty chunk of ham hock in it. Flavor bomb! And a great winter dish for bean and meat lovers...

  17. Check the seasoning. Add extra pepper, salt or mustard to taste. Add extra water if necessary. Bring the soup to a simmer, then take the pan off the heat and divide the beans and ham over deep plates. Serve hot.


  18. My very famous 15 bean soup... with a gorgeous fatty chunk of ham hock in it. Flavor bomb! And a great winter dish for bean and meat lovers...