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Enjoy hearty and flavorful Lentil and Ham Soup infused with ham bone and packed with nutritious brown lentils and a medley of vegetables. The addition of a cinnamon stick and bay leaves infuses the soup with subtle warmth and aromatic flavors. The addition of HORMEL® CURE 81® Classic Boneless Ham makes this soup a satisfying and delicious meal in a bowl.

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1 ham bone
2½ cups dried brown lentils, picked through and rinsed
2 cups diced onions
1½ cups diced carrots
1 cup diced celery
1 cinnamon stick
2 bay leaves
2 quarts beef broth
2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper
3 cups HORMEL® CURE 81® Classic Boneless Ham, chopped


  1. In 6-quart stockpot, combine all ingredients except chopped ham. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, partially covered, 1 ½ hours.

  2. Remove cinnamon stick, bay leaves and ham bone from stockpot. Remove any ham from bone; return to soup. Stir in chopped ham. Cook 15 minutes or until hot.