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Ham Stew

Yield 3 quarts


  • 1 pound carrots, scraped and sliced
  • 3 large onions, peeled and sliced
  • 4 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons lemon-pepper marinade
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cups chopped, cooked country ham
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 1 teaspoon dried whole thyme
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup crushed saltine crackers

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients and water to cover in a stockpot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 30 minutes. Add mushrooms, ham, chives, and thyme; simmer 15 minutes. Stir in milk; cover and simmer (do not boil) 30 minutes. Stir in butter and crackers. Serve hot.

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