This is a recipe from my daughter, Kadie. She exclaimed that it was really yummy
Ham & Bean Soup
Mince 2 Garlic Cloves
Chop 1 Onion
Heat butter and/or bacon grease. Add the minced cloves and chopped onion.
Chop 1 or 2 celery stalks and add to the onion/garlic saute.
Cut ham into 1 inch cubes and add to the saute.
Grate 1 or 2 carrots into the sauté
Drained 2 can of Great Northern Beans and add to the saute.
Saute for a minute or two.
Stir in a pint of cream.
Turn to low to cook for about 10 minutes.
In another pot, boil 1 chopped potato in 1 pint (bone or chicken) broth. When soft blend in a blender.
Mix the 2 pots together.
Cook on low for another 15 mins (or so).