Slow Cooker Ham and Bean Soup Recipe -
Slow Cooker Ham and Bean Soup Recipe
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Slow Cooker Ham and Bean Soup

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"This was a spur of the moment recipe I made to use the ham bone left from Easter. It's really easy and tastes great on a cold evening!"

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    8 mins

    8 hrs 23 mins


  1. Place 15-bean soup mix in a large bowl and cover with several inches of cool water; soak in refrigerator 8 hours to overnight. Drain and rinse.
  2. Place 15-bean soup mix, ham bone, cooked ham, chicken broth, water, onion, carrots, great Northern beans, garlic, black pepper, salt, and bay leaf in a slow cooker; stir to combine. Cook on Low for 8 to 10 hours.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 31, 2012

This was delicious! I added more liquid and a can of diced tomatoes. It was even better on the second day. A great meal with some hearty bread or a grilled cheese sandwich.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 04, 2013

Taste like a lot of beans. If that's your thing I say go for it.

Dec 28, 2012

I followed this recipe exactly BUT I added 1 more cup of water and 1 more cup of chicken broth as I had more ham than it called for and I'm glad I did. WOW did this turn out good and so easy too. Soaked my beans the night before, threw it all in the slowcooker in the morning and came home to a wonderful pot of soup! YUM! Will definitely make this again!

Jan 09, 2013

This was delicious. I left out the ham bone...didn't have one and added a can of chopped tomatoes. The whole family loved it!!!

Jan 02, 2013

Great soup and great way to use up the Christmas ham. I Also wanted to spice it up so added a can of diced tomatoes with green chilies, and one can of regular diced tomatoes with all the juice. I added in more spices and garlic and some chopped celery. The house smelled so good, makes a ton of soup.

Feb 16, 2013

Absolutely delicious! Will make again soon. Added a 1/2 cup tomato sauce and 1 tsp siracha hot sauce to give a little zip.,was amazing!

Feb 19, 2013

Amazing soup recipe! Definitely add a can of diced tomatoes (I used the ones with garlic and onion)...Added a can of chick peas and white kidney beans instead of the 15 bean soup mix because I didn't realize they needed to soak overnight...Will be making this soup again anytime I have leftover ham...Thank you!

Jan 04, 2013

We didn't have a ham bone or add the northern beans. Our package of beans came with ham flavoring, which we added for additional flavor. I would probably add more liquid and a smaller pack of beans next time. Even after soaking overnight (and adding more water to the soaking after a couple hours because it was all soaked up!) it was more beans and less soup for us. Definitely the flavor was delicious and we have been eating leftovers of it for a few days. I recommend serving with cornbread or a sourdough loaf.


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  • Calories
  • 305 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 32 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 10.2 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 10.9 g
  • 44%
  • Protein
  • 20.5 g
  • 41%
  • Sodium
  • 1114 mg
  • 45%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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