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Fresh From the Flame - White Bean & Ham Soup

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Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 3 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 3 15-ounce cans white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 pound smoked ham, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups garlic croutons
  • 1 cup green onions, chopped

Directions:

In a large soup pot, melt the butter. Add the onion, carrot, garlic, thyme and coriander and cook the vegetables over moderately high heat, stirring until wilted.

Add the stock, beans and ham and bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover partially and cook over moderate heat for 20 minutes.

Season with salt and ground black pepper to taste and remove sprigs of thyme.

Ladle soup into shallow bowls, top with croutons, green onions and serve.

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