Great Northern Bean N Ham Soup / Crock Pot

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Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

Love the creaminess of Northern beans...love this soup as well...this is how I used up the ham bone from Easter...Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
10
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
6 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 2 lb
    dry northern beans
  • 1
    hambone w/ meat or 2 ham hocks
  • extra
    ham, chopped of not a lot on your bone or hocks ( i didn't have a lot of ham on my bone, so added cubed ham i had in the freezer)
  • 2
    carrots, sliced
  • 2
    sweet onions, chopped
  • 2 stalk(s)
    celery, sliced
  • 6 clove
    garlic, sliced
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1/2 - 1 Tbsp
    dried thyme
  • 1 tsp
    pepper
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped parsley
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 6 c
    chicken broth
  • 5 c
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    chicken bouillon paste
  • taste
    before adding salt at the end

How to Make Great Northern Bean N Ham Soup / Crock Pot

Step-by-Step

  1. Place your beans in a large bowl; cover with water and soak overnight. After soaking, pick through and discard any stones or shriveled beans. Rinse thoroughly and place in an 8 quart crock pot.

    Add all remaining ingredients except for the chopped ham, unless you aren't using a bone. I just use the bone and its meat for cooking, then add other cubed ham at the end.
  2. Once all ingredients are added; stir as best as you can - mainly to mix in the bouillon. Place on the lid. Turn pot on low and cook for 6 - 8 hours or on high for 4 - 5 1/2 hours; or until the bean are creamy. All pots cook differently. I started mine on low for the first 4 hours, then turned to high for another 3 1/2 hours...was perfect..

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About Great Northern Bean N Ham Soup / Crock Pot

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American



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