Baby Lima Bean Soup With Ham and Sour Cream

1 review, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 2 hours 30 minutes

My Mom makes this on cold dreary days. Wonderful comfort food food warms you inside and out.


1 lb dried baby lima beans
1 stalk of celery
2 cloves of garlic
1 jalapeño
1 medium onion
1 lb cooked ham ¾ inch cubes
1 teaspoon Salt
2 bay leaves
2 tablespoon fresh ground black pepper divided
1 Water
1 ½ cup sour cream ; Do not use low fat.

Original recipe makes 8 Servings



Sort and wash beans

Rough chop all vegetables. Seed jalapeño if desired.

Place beans, chopped vegetables and meat in pot. Cover with water two to three inches above contents.

Add salt, bay leaves and one tablespoon of black pepper.

Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for approx. 1 ½ hrs or until tender.

Remove from heat.

Stir in reserved 1 tablespoon of black pepper and sour cream. Add additional salt if desired.

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