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Ham And Lima Bean Soup


A lima bean soup recipe

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Mrs. Dash garlic and herb seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cups diced ham
  • 10 ounces frozen baby lima beans
  • 2 teaspoons dried marjoram
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped parsley
  • 4 cups water
  • salt and pepper, to taste


In a Dutch oven or heavy stockpot over medium heat, saute onion and carrots in the butter for 6 minutes. Add garlic powder and herb seasoning, and lemon juice. Cook until onions are soft. Add ham, lima beans, marjoram, parsley, and water.

Bring ham and lima bean soup to a boil; reduce heat, cover, and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve ham and lima bean soup with homemade cornbread, if desired.

Ham and lima bean soup serves 6 to 8.

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