15 Bean Soup

 Serves: 14-16    |     Prep: 5 min     |     Cook: 1 hr 45 min     |     Ready: 1 hr 50 min


1 pkg. HamBeens 15 Bean Soup
1 lb. ham
1/2 cup celery, chopped
1/2 cup onions, chopped
1 (15 oz.) can stewed or diced tomatoes
1 tsp. chili powder
juice of 1 lemon
1-2 garlic cloves, minced



Thoroughly rinse beans and remove any debris such as small stones or sticks. Place rinsed beans in a large pot with 3 quarters of water. Bring to a rapid boil. Reduce heat, cover and continue boiling 60-70 minutes. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking. After 60 minutes, add ingredients. Simmer for 30-45 minutes. Add contents of flavor packet 1-2 minutes before cooking is complete. Salt and pepper to taste.