• 2 cups dry Navy Beans
  • Water
  • 1/2 cup carrots, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup lean ham, chopped (can use a leftover ham bone or any other
  • leftover meat; remove fat before cooking)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Soak, drain and rinse beans.
  2. Put the soaked beans, 6 cups of water, the carrots, onion, and meat in a large pan and bring it all to a boil.
  3. Turn the heat to low and cook 2 hours (until the beans are tender.)
  4. If needed, add more water while the beans are cooking.


Servings per recipe: 3
Serving size: 3/4 cup
Calories: 227
Carbohydrates: 42g
Fat: 2g
Cholesterol: 6mg
Protein: 19g
Fiber: 10g
Sodium: 156mg


2 starch
1 fruit
1 protein

*Nutritional analyses were done using dry beans.

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