Published Apr 4th
Ham Bone Soup
Prep 30m Cook 6h Additional - Ready In 6h 30m
Servings 4 servings Calories 265.5

Homemade soup made easy.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 ham bone with some meat
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can peeled and diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can kidney beans
  • 3 potatoes, cubed
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and cubed
  • 4 cups water
  • 6 cubes chicken bouillon

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Place the ham bone, onion, tomatoes, kidney beans, potatoes, and green pepper into a 3 quart or larger slow cooker. Dissolve the bouillon cubes in water, and pour into the slow cooker.
  2. 2 Cover, and cook on High until warm. Reduce heat to Low, and continue to cook for 5 to 6 hours.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 265.5
  • Carbohydrate 53.3 g
  • Cholesterol 0.9 mg
  • Fat 1 g
  • Fiber 11.9 g
  • Protein 11.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.2 g
  • Sodium 2136 mg
  • Sugar 5.6 g


  1. AWESOME. I used a really meaty ham bone for this soup. I added chopped carrots celery and a can of green peas in addition to everything else the recipe called for. After reading the reviews I opted for low sodium chicken bouillon. The soup was seasoned perfectly. I had to cook the soup longer because - Read more ...
  2. Yummy!! Perfect for busy moms. Great way to stretch that left over ham. I added some carrots & potato in stead of just potato. The Tomato add a perfect flavor. I used reg canned chick broth, my ham & ham bone was a hillshire farm and those never seemed to be as salty to me. - Read more ...
  3. My family really enjoyed this soup. I added cubed ham, used 4 c. of low-sodium chicken broth & added one cube of wasn't too salty. I had a bit of celery on hand so I threw that in & then I also added a 1/2 can of sliced carrots, I also added a couple - Read more ...
  4. To those who referred to the salt content that is going to happen since it's ham. I would suggest using chicken broth instead of bullion. However I think if I decide to make this I will be sure to use twice as much water as broth I use. I don't worry about it being watered - Read more ...
  5. For those who have burned out all the taste buds on very spicey recipies, this recipe is not for you....for those who want an excellent soup for those chilly fall and winter nights this is it. I doubled the recipe, and used one can of diced italian flavored tomatoes, and one can of the reg. - Read more ...
  6. This recipe was AWESOME! I didn't have a slow cooker, so I just put everything into a 12 quart soup pot and brought it to a boil. Then I reduced it to low and simmered for about 4 hours, stirring occasionally. The ham just fell off of the bone! I modified slightly, 4 boullion instead - Read more ...
  7. OK, I gotta story. Anyone who is familiar with the show "Everybody Loves Raymond" can surely appreciate this because with the exception of my in-laws living 5 minutes away & not across the street.....they ARE Frank & Marie, and hubby & I are Ray & Debra. I'm not at all kidding, really. The in-laws called - Read more ...
  8. I used this recipe for a nice, meaty ham bone I had left over from a Hillshire Farms spiral ham. It was very easy and delicious. I only had a large sweet potato on hand so used that instead of the potatoes and it really added a wonderful flavor. Also added an extra can of - Read more ...
  9. This is one of the easiest soup recipes I have ever tried. The family loved it and I now have another wintry night soup. Very hearty and tasty. Would highly recommend to friends.