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Sun-Dried Tomato, White Bean and Ham Soup

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Sun-Dried Tomato, White Bean, and Ham Soup is a delightful blend of sweet sun-dried tomatoes, creamy cannellini beans, savory HORMEL® CURE 81® Classic Boneless Ham, and aromatic herbs. The addition of fennel and garlic adds depth of flavor, while white wine enhances the richness of the broth. Enjoy a warm bowl of this delicious soup on a chilly day or as a comforting meal any time of the year!

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2 onions, diced
1 bulb fennel, diced
6 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons light olive oil
1 cup dry white wine
1 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, julienned
3 (15-ounce) cans cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup diced HORMEL® CURE 81® Classic Boneless Ham
4 cups water
4 teaspoons HERB-OX® Chicken Instant Powder
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
½ teaspoon dried thyme leaves


  1. In large saucepan, sauté onions, fennel and garlic in oil over medium heat 5 minutes or until tender. Add wine and sun-dried tomatoes. Increase heat to high. Cook 5 minutes longer or until liquid is reduced by half.

  2. Reduce heat to medium-high. Add beans, ham, water and bouillon to saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 25 to 30 minutes. Stir in Worcestershire sauce, vinegar and thyme.