This healthy ham and white bean soup recipe is ready in 30 minutes and makes enough for dinner tonight and lunch tomorrow. Just a little bit of ham adds savory flavor and protein without adding too much sodium. Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2016

Hilary Meyer


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrot, celery and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables start to soften, 3 to 4 minutes. Add parsley, thyme and salt; cook, stirring for 1 minute.

  • Add broth and beans; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer; stir in ham. Cover and cook until the vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.

  • Stir in cabbage and vinegar. Cover and cook 5 minutes more.


Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

232 calories; 7.6 g total fat; 1.3 g saturated fat; 9 mg cholesterol; 436 mg sodium. 374 mg potassium; 29.1 g carbohydrates; 9.9 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 13 g protein; 1921 IU vitamin a iu; 23 mg vitamin c; 27 mcg folate; 39 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 16 mg magnesium;