Ham and Bean Soup Recipe
The add-in veggies are totally optional and not an exact science. Toss in what you have or what sounds good. It'll be awesome!
- 1 leftover ham bone with meat ~or~ 2 to 3 cups shredded or diced
- 1 large onion
- 3 medium carrots
- 1/2 head celery
- 2 1/2 cups of dried white beans soaked previously overnight ~or~ 4 cans
- 4 cups chicken broth
- 2 bay leaves optional
- 2 teaspoons parsley dried
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
Spray, oil or butter the slow cooker insert
Dice up your veggies and ham if not using a ham bone
Toss everything in the crockpot and pour broth over the top
Cover and cook on low for 6 to 10 hours
When ready to serve stir well and remove the ham bone and bay leaves.