servings : 4

2 - 15 ounce cans of white beans (rinse/drain)

1 cup of My Brother's Helen's Rustic Original Salsa

1 small white onion, petite diced

2 ounces Serrano Ham* (Spanish Ham), chopped fine

1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme

3 tablespoons olive oil

4 cups chicken stock

salt/pepper to taste


Fresh Fig Salsa

1/2 pound fresh figs, petite diced

2 Roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped

1/2 small red onion, petite diced

2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped

Juice of 1 Lime

salt/pepper to taste

Combine figs, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, lime juice. Season with salt/pepper.

* You can substitute prosciutto or good quality country ham.


In a large soup pot, saute ham in oil till ham starts to crisp on the edges. Add onion and saute till soft. Add My Brother's Helen's Rustic Original Salsa and cook for 2 mins. Add white beans and chicken stock. Simmer on low for 30 mins. Season with Salt/Pepper. Once ready, finish with thyme leaves and Fig Salsa.