Ham-It-Up White Bean Soup

Use every last bit of leftover ham in a comfortingly creamy soup seasoned with hearty cannellini beans and other on-hand staples like frozen peas. Make a larger batch and freeze to enjoy bowls of steaming and flavor packed Ham-It-Up White Bean Soup at any moment.

Ham-It-Up White Bean Soup
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  • Makes
    servings (1 cup each)


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 can (14.5 fl. oz.) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups (about 6 oz.) cooked ham, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 can (15.5 oz.) cannellini (white kidney) beans, undrained
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • Ground black pepper (optional)


HEAT oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 to 2 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in flour. Gradually stir in evaporated milk and broth. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Add ham, beans and peas. Heat through. Season to taste with pepper.

• One cup coarsely chopped spinach leaves can be substituted for the peas.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 11g 17%
  • Saturated Fat 4g 20%
  • Cholesterol 40mg 13%
  • Sodium 520mg 22%
  • Carbohydrates 21g 7%
  • Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 15%
  • Calcium 20%
  • Iron 10%
  • Sugars 7g
  • Protein 14g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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