Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 45 min
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 cup carrots, sliced
1 stalk celery, sliced
5 cups chicken stock
2 (16 oz.) bag frozen butter beans
1 pound smoked ham, diced
1 cup milk, warm
Salt and pepper, to taste
In a large soup pot, heat oil over medium high heat until hot. Add onions, carrots, celery salt and pepper and saute until tender. Add chicken stock and bring to a boil. While stock is boiling add frozen butter beans and bring down to a simmer. Cook for 20 minutes, covered. While butter beans are cooking put smoked ham in a sauté pan until just brown on edges and set aside. After butter beans are cooked thoroughly, puree in blender or immersion blender. Once pureed add warmed milk and blend well. Add smoked ham and serve.
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