donna's bean soup in a slow-cooker with ham

★★★★☆ 2 Reviews
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By Donna Woodford
from Onalaska, WI

I loved pork hocks as a kid and my mom made the best. My dad liked them with sauerkraut, as I did. There aren't too many things I don't like. Then I thought, I love bean soup and pork hocks so why not put the two together it turned out better than I could ever have thought. Just sooo good. This is a winner and it satisfied a childhood memory. There was a little left so I froze it. It froze beautifully but I had to thaw a few days later. Loved it.

★★★★☆ 2 Reviews
serves 12
prep time 10 Min
cook time 6 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For donna's bean soup in a slow-cooker with ham

  • SOUP INGREDIENTS
  • 3
    ham hocks
  • 1 lb
    pinto beans, dried
  • 4 c
    water
  • 1 md
    onion chopped
  • 2 stick
    celery ribs chopped
  • 2 md
    carrots, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    meat tenderizer, plain
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 tsp
    cumin
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How To Make donna's bean soup in a slow-cooker with ham

  • 1
    Rinse beans
  • 2
    add seasonings
  • 3
    add pork hocks
  • 4
    add carrots, onions, celery,
  • 5
    add water 4 cups or as needed to cover beans
  • 6
    cook on high 2 hours
  • 7
    cook on low 4 hours or until done
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