Best Ham and Bean Soup Recipe

This is the BEST Ham and Bean Soup recipe! There’s no better comfort food than an easy and classic soup, and this definitely makes the cut. I love this hearty soup when the weather turns cool. This classic ham and bean soup is easy to make and something the entire family will love!

Best Ham and Bean Soup recipe

Ham and Bean Soup

Ham and Bean Soup is a classic and hearty soup recipe that everyone will love. It’s easy, it’s flavorful, and it’s the best ham and bean soup recipe ever!

Now that Christmas is behind us (SAD!), it’s time to move on to all the cold weather comfort food our stomachs can handle. Delicious hearty soups are at the top of my list, and this Easy Ham and Bean Soup is a family favorite.

There’s just something so nice about cooking up a pot of amazing soup to feed the entire family. This Ham and Bean Soup isn’t revolutionary, but it’s a classic. The flavors have gone together like cheese and The Cookie Rookie for years and years.

If your’e looking for a recipe your entire family will love on these cool winter nights, you’ve come to the right place. So pull up a chair and dig into the best ham and bean soup recipe!

This is the BEST Ham and Bean Soup recipe, courtesy of my mom over at Simply Sated. Check out the full recipe on her site and enjoy this classic soup!

 

Ham and Bean Soup in a red pot, blue and white dish towel with a bottle of tabasco sauce, two bowls of ham and bean soup

No better comfort food than EASY HAM AND BEAN SOUP! Love this hearty soup when the weather turns cool. Easy to make and something the entire family will love!

Best Ham and Bean Soup Recipe

This post is gonna be short and sweet, because there’s not much I need to say about this amazing Ham and Bean Soup. I don’t feel like I need to sell you on it, because it’s just that good. You can feel good about feeding it to your family, and it’s just so darn easy to throw together. I’m on a soup kick lately, and I just cannot get enough of this one. It’s a good thing to have some classics in your repertoire. They’re almost always easier than you think! This is the best ham and bean soup recipe, and it’s so easy to make any time.

No better comfort food than EASY HAM AND BEAN SOUP! Love this hearty soup when the weather turns cool. Easy to make and something the entire family will love!

Bowl of ham and bean soup with a piece of bread on top

What beans do you use for ham and bean soup?

We recommend using Great Northern Beans for this recipe, but you can also substitute Navy or Cannellini Beans.

What can I serve with this ham and bean soup recipe?

Just like any good soup, garnishes are key. Be sure you top this Ham and Bean Soup with some delicious crusty bread and some hot sauce. A little spice goes a long way, but really tops off this delicious soup.

No better comfort food than EASY HAM AND BEAN SOUP! Love this hearty soup when the weather turns cool. Easy to make and something the entire family will love!

A bowl of the best ham and bean soup

Stay warm this winter with all the soups, starting with the best Ham and Bean Soup recipe. You won’t regret it!

Hop over to SIMPLY SATED (click HERE for the full recipe) where my Mom has the Best Ham and Bean Soup recipe. Thanks Mom!

(Some people have expressed frustration over me linking to my Mom’s site rather than posting the full recipe here. I usually put the full recipe up, but this recipe was special and is 100% hers, so I wanted to link to her instead so you all could be aware of her awesome blog. Hope you understand! Click the link in the paragraph above for the full recipe)

 

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Comments

Susie Gall
Your photos are gorgeous, Bec, and make me want a bowl of Classic Ham & Bean Soup this second. :-) Thanks so much for sharing!!
    Becky Hardin
    Well it's your awesome recipe!!!! :) Thanks so much for sharing it!
DIxie Holbrook
I can't seem to ind the recipe for your Bean Soup on this page. You have all the great oics but no easy obtainable instructions with the pics.
    Becky Hardin
    Hey Dixie- The last line of the post has the link for the recipe. Its a post on my mom's blog, so I wanted to make sure people saw her actual site. Here is the link: http://www.simplysated.com/classic-ham-bean-soup/ Enjoy!
    Stacey Kirk
    You At the bottom of the last photo you'll see this: Hop over to SIMPLY SATED (click on the link) where my Mom has the recipe. Thanks Mom! Click on the SIMPLY SATED> :)
      Rose Marie Browne
      But thats a different recipe!
        Becky Hardin
        Hey Rose Marie- It's the same exact recipe, my Mom's recipe, she just took her own pictures. My pictures and post are new, but I used her recipe exactly.
      Becky Hardin
      Thank you Stacey :)
Cheri
I can't seem to find the recipe for your bean and ham soup.
    Becky Hardin
    Hi Cheri, please follow the bold link at the bottom of the recipe, this is my Mom’s recipe so I wanted to show people her site. The link is also here: http://www.simplysated.com/classic-ham-bean-soup/
DICK BIRKENHAUER
i LOVE YOUR SITE AND YOUR RECIPES BUT I CAN NOT FIND AN EASY WAY TO PRINT THEM OFF - AM I MISSING SOMETHING OR DO I NEED TO LOOK ELSEWHERE - THANKS
    Becky Hardin
    Hi Dick, please follow the bold link at the bottom of the recipe, this is my Mom's recipe so I wanted to show people her site. The link is also here: http://www.simplysated.com/classic-ham-bean-soup/
Barb
Why is it so very difficult to find the recipe. I like the pictures, but finding how to make it----almost impossible. So how do I find the recipes?
    Becky Hardin
    Hi Barb, almost all of my over 800 recipes on the site have recipe cards at the bottom of each post. There is a print button on each on for a print friendly version. This recipe is special because I was trying to highlight my mom’s blog, so I linked to her rather than putting the full recipe here (which would mean no one would click over to see her recipe, and I wanted to give her full credit. We do this as our full time jobs and the only way to make money is people coming to our actual sites.) I’m sorry you’re frustrated, but this is a free site and is my space on the internet. Please always feel free to email [email protected] if you need help finding a recipe, I can always send a pdf of the recipe. There is a clear link in bold at the bottom of this post with where the recipe can be found: http://www.simplysated.com/classic-ham-bean-soup/ Hope you love the recipe if you try it. Thanks.
Susan Ramelli
I have stopped looking for the recipes. It is too hard to find them and is so annoying . I looked for the ham and bean soup to see if it had gotten any easier, but it has gotten worse! Not worth it!
    Becky Hardin
    Hi Susan, almost all of my over 800 recipes on the site have recipe cards at the bottom of each post. There is a print button on each on for a print friendly version. This recipe is special because I was trying to highlight my mom's blog, so I linked to her rather than putting the full recipe here (which would mean no one would click over to see her recipe, and I wanted to give her full credit. We do this as our full time jobs and the only way to make money is people coming to our actual sites.) I'm sorry you're frustrated, but this is a free site and is my space on the internet. Please always feel free to email [email protected] if you need help finding a recipe, I can always send a pdf of the recipe. There is a clear link in bold at the bottom of this post with where the recipe can be found: http://www.simplysated.com/classic-ham-bean-soup/ Hope you love the recipe if you try it. Thanks.
Rose Marie Browne
I can't find a printable version of your ham and bean soup, or for that matte the recipe at all. Just pictures.
    Becky Hardin
    Hey Rose, if you follow the link to my Mom's site you can click "print" on her recipe card for a printable version. Here is a link to that printable version. Enjoy! http://www.simplysated.com/easyrecipe-print/4529-0/
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