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Lentil Soup with Ham

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Lentil Soup with Ham
A lentil soup recipe made with ham bone and onions and celery.


  • 1 meaty ham bone or 1 large ham hock
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups dried lentils
  • 2 cups sliced carrots, about 3 to 4 medium carrots
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bay leaf


In a stock pot or large kettle, combine ham bone, water, lentils, carrots, celery, onion, salt, sugar, pepper and bay leaf. Cover and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for about 1 hour, or until lentils are tender.
Take out ham bone or hock and remove meat. Chop meat and return to lentil soup. Remove bay leaf. Lentil soup serves 6.

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 5 out of 5
Soup is Great!!, Member Sennabar9355

This soup is so easy to make, tastes delicious, and only gets better in the refrigerator. This will now be one of my go-to recipes.

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