As I think about Easter and hams and leftovers, my mind drifts to a delicious bean soup. I thought I’d post this one in preparation for the season! I actually buy the spiral sliced ham bones from the deli at our local Heinens grocery store. They are under $5, make a huge pot of soup, and usually have plenty of meat left on them.
Start by making stock with your ham bone. Follow the directions here. It’s for turkey stock, but I do it exactly the same whether it’s chicken or turkey or ham. Throw the onion and celery tops into the pot with water and the ham bone and cook it down!