Quick and Easy Ham and Bean Soup
1 stick butter (8 tsp)
1 large yellow onion, chopped
1 large celery stalk, chopped
4 cups water
4 tsp. ham flavored soup base
2 jars Great Northern beans (96 oz.)
1 can crinkle cut carrots (14.5 oz.)
8 oz cooked, chopped ham
½ tsp. sea salt
¼ tsp black pepper
½ tsp course ground garlic salt with parsley
In a large stock pan, melt the butter.
Add the onion and celery.
Cook until tender, about 10 minutes.
Add the water.
Bring to a boil.
Add the soup base.
Boil until the base is melted.
Turn heat down to a simmer.
Add the beans, carrots, ham and seasonings.
Simmer about 30 minutes to let the flavors mix.