Ham and Red Bean Soup

Gluten Free
Dairy Free
Health score
57%
Ham and Red Bean Soup
45 min.
6
236kcal
34.86%sweetness
100%saltiness
38.35%sourness
61.52%bitterness
40.09%savoriness
34.07%fattiness
100%spiciness

Ingredients

  • medium leek green washed sliced well
  • sprigs thyme leaves 
  •  bay leaves 
  • teaspoon coriander seeds 
  • 0.5 teaspoon peppercorns black
  • teaspoon cumin seeds 
  • teaspoon olive oil 
  •  carrots diced peeled
  • stalks celery diced
  • cloves garlic minced
  • teaspoon tomato paste 
  • pound kidney beans red rinsed
  • can chipotle chili powder smoked diced leftover cooked to taste (or you substitute ham Water (approximately 10 cups)
  • 10 cups water 
  • cups finely-chopped ham diced cooked
  • teaspoon chipotle chili powder 
  • servings salt and pepper to taste
  • chili powder diced soft

Equipment

  • pot
  • cheesecloth
  • kitchen twine

Directions

  1. Take the thyme sprigs and bay leaf, and wrap the reserved green leek top around. Tie with butchers twine to secure.
  2. Place the coriander seeds, peppercorns, and cumin seeds in the middle of a coffee filter or small piece of cheesecloth, and tie into a bundle using butchers twine. Set aside.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a large stockpot over medium heat.
  4. Add leeks, carrots, and celery.
  5. Saute for 5 minutes or until softened.
  6. Add garlic and saute for another minute.
  7. Add tomato paste and saute for another minute.
  8. Add the beans, ham bone, the herb bundle and the spice bundle, and enough water to cover. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer, partially covering. Allow to simmer for 1 hour.
  9. Add the diced ham and chipotle chile powder and stir in. Allow to simmer until beans are soft and are just beginning to break open, another 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Adjust seasoning to taste.
  10. Remove ham bone and pull any remaining ham from the bone and return to pot.
  11. Remove herb bundle and spice bundle, and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories236kcal
Protein30.83%
Fat21.88%
Carbs47.29%

Properties

Glycemic Index
49.85
Glycemic Load
6.68
Inflammation Score
-10
Nutrition Score
23.581739130435%

Flavonoids

Apigenin
0.4mg
Luteolin
0.48mg
Kaempferol
1.38mg
Myricetin
0.38mg
Quercetin
5.33mg

Taste

Sweetness:
34.86%
Saltiness:
100%
Sourness:
38.35%
Bitterness:
61.52%
Savoriness:
40.09%
Fattiness:
34.07%
Spiciness:
100%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:236.48kcal
11.82%
Fat:5.88g
9.05%
Saturated Fat:1.18g
7.39%
Carbohydrates:28.61g
9.54%
Net Carbohydrates:20.39g
7.41%
Sugar:3.81g
4.24%
Cholesterol:41.25mg
13.75%
Sodium:932.68mg
40.55%
Protein:18.65g
37.31%
Vitamin A:6232.97IU
124.66%
Manganese:0.77mg
38.6%
Vitamin K:37.35µg
35.57%
Folate:139.89µg
34.97%
Fiber:8.22g
32.88%
Vitamin B1:0.48mg
31.91%
Phosphorus:311.32mg
31.13%
Vitamin C:23.33mg
28.28%
Iron:4.41mg
24.48%
Vitamin B6:0.43mg
21.53%
Potassium:727.72mg
20.79%
Copper:0.41mg
20.67%
Selenium:13.14µg
18.76%
Magnesium:73.54mg
18.38%
Vitamin B3:3.15mg
15.76%
Zinc:2.36mg
15.73%
Vitamin B2:0.23mg
13.79%
Vitamin B12:0.8µg
13.28%
Calcium:93.4mg
9.34%
Vitamin B5:0.86mg
8.62%
Vitamin E:1.19mg
7.91%