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Charlotte’s Lima Bean Soup

Mom's favorite lima bean soup always tastes like family, friends, and home. We usually serve it with a side of sweet childhood memories generously seasoned with laughter...




Put the lima beans in a large pot. Cover with fresh water plus a little (about 5 cups). Add the ham bone and tomatoes. Simmer over low heat.

In another pan, melt the butter and sauté the onion, celery, and carrots until golden. Add to the soup.

Simmer, covered over low heat until the beans begin to break open and the soup starts to thicken.

Take out the ham bone. Cut off any ham still on the bone and return it to the pot. Heat through very gently. Season with the sea salt and pepper.


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