Ham Base is traditionally used to add rich, smoky ham flavor to split pea or bean soup. For 2 quarts soup or stew made with a ham bone, add 1 TB. Ham Base. For soup without ham, use 1/2 – 3/4 tsp. Ham Base per cup (8 oz.) water. For ham gravy, add 1 tsp. Ham Base to 2-3 TB. drippings from baked ham to enhance the flavor of 2 cups gravy. Ham Base gives a flavorful boost to plain vegetables or rice, just add a bit to the cooking water.
- Traditionally used to add rich, smoky ham flavor to split pea or bean soup