Ham and Lima Bean Soup

Ham and Lima Bean Soup

  • Prep: 2 hr 45 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr 30 min
  • Total: 4 hr 15 min
  • Serving: 4-6 servings

Ham and bean soup recipe.


  • 2 cups dried lima beans
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cups ham, cooked and cubed
  • 1 cup corn, cooked
  • 3 slices bacon
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons flour
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Fry the bacon, drain and crumble. Reserve the drippings.
  2. In a large heavy pot place the beans and cover with water. Bring to a coil, and cook until tender. (About 2 1/2 hours).
  3. Stir in the onion, seasoning, ham, corn, and bacon. Simmer for an hour.
  4. Combine the bacon drippings and flour in a skillet. Stir until lightly browned. Add in 1 1/2 cups water to form a gravy.
  5. Pour the gravy into the soup and simmer for an additional 25-30 minutes.

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