Slow-cooker Ham and Bean Soup

Slow-cooker Ham And Bean Soup

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Jennifer Chaiken

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@NurseJen

Cleaning out my deep-freezer, I found a package of ham left over from last Christmas. I threw this together in about 10 minutes in my slow-cooker in the morning, and dinner was ready by evening.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Serves:
10
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
8 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ham, diced
  • 3 can(s)
    beans - pinto, navy, roman, or any combination
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1 large
    carrot, or 2 small ones, chopped
  • 2
    ribs celery, chopped
  • 1 medium
    green pepper, chopped
  • 32 oz
    water or vegetable broth

How to Make Slow-cooker Ham and Bean Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Place all ingredients, except for one can of beans, in the slow-cooker and set to low for 8 hours.
  2. Around hour 7, use stick blender in soup for about 2 minutes. Alternately, if you don't have a stick blender, take about 2-3 cups out and whirl in blender or food processor for a minute or two. Add back into cooker and add the other can of beans. Cook for another 45min to an hour.
  3. Serve with cheese bread or sandwiches!

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About Slow-cooker Ham and Bean Soup

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy



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