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Great Northern Bean Soup

Great Northern Bean Soup

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Great Northern Bean Soup
Makes: 6 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Great Northern beans are white beans that have a mild flavor.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Great Northern beans, dry
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 pound chicken, thawed, cut up, and skin removed from each piece
  • 4 ounces ham, chopped (1/4 pound)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 cup tomatoes, diced, or 1/2 can, about 8 ounces, low-sodium diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar

Directions

  1. In a medium-size bowl, soak beans in 3 cups of water overnight.
  2. Drain the water and rinse beans.
  3. In a large pot, brown onion, chicken, and ham in oil over medium to high heat for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add water, beans, and salt to pot. Mix well.
  5. Bring pot to a boil and cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Lower heat and cook for about 1 hour. Stir pot every 15 minutes.
  7. Add tomatoes and vinegar to pot. Keep cooking over low heat for about 20 minutes. Serve hot.

Notes

Tip for cooking chicken: The recommended safe minimum internal temperature for chicken is 165 degrees F, as measured with a food thermometer.

Source:

A Harvest of Recipes with USDA Foods

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 327
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 260 mg
Carbohydrates 41 g
Dietary Fiber 13 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 25 g
Calcium 153
Iron 6
Potassium 1027 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 327
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.4 g
Omega 3 - EPA 2 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 7 mg
Cholesterol 40 mg
Carbohydrates 41 g
Dietary Fiber 13 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 25 g
Minerals
Calcium 153
Potassium 1027 mg
Sodium 260 mg
Copper 513 mcg
Iron 6
Magnesium 110 mg
Phosphorus 272 mg
Selenium 15 mcg
Zinc 3 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 16 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 0.2 mg
Vitamin C 5 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 cups
Protein Foods 5 ounces
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