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Crockpot White Bean and Ham Soup

Crockpot White Bean and Ham Soup

Slow Cooker Ham and Bean Soup is a hearty, wholesome, comforting crock pot recipe featuring creamy white beans that’s perfect for using up leftover ham!

Now that chilly January is here, does anyone else have a leftover holiday ham bone and/or some diced ham in the freezer, just biding time until they can be transformed into something warm and cozy and comforting? If so, this Slow Cooker Ham and Bean Soup fits the bill!

Ham and Bean Soup is pure winter comfort food, though it’s actually on the healthier side of things. And my crock pot version makes it ridiculously easy!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound dried Great Northern OR navy beanspicked over
  • 1 large smoked ham bone, ham hock, OR ham shank
  • 2 cups (approximately 6 ounces) shredded, julienned, or diced carrots
  • 1 medium stalk celerysliced
  • 4 cloves garlicminced
  • 7 cups low-sodium chicken broth OR stock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Several dashes of hot pepper saucesuch as Tabasco
  • 1 to 2 cups additional diced hamoptional

INSTRUCTIONS

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