Use up your leftover ham with this delicious Ham and Bean Crockpot Soup! It goes together in a snap and will have the whole family asking for seconds!
Ever have leftover ham that you are struggling to know how to use up? Are you in need of a quick weeknight meal, that is hearty and delicious? Well, guess what! You’re in luck! We have the perfect solution to your mid-week struggles with this amazingly simple Ham and Bean Crockpot Soup.
With just a few simple ingredients, you can put everything in the slow cooker in the morning and let it work its magic while you’re busy during the day.
I truly love ham and beans together. The smell alone reminds me of my grandmother’s kitchen where so many amazing meals were created. Not only is this dish a great way to use up leftover ham, it is also incredibly comforting. Plus the combination of onions, carrots, celery, and spices makes this dish total perfection.
After the ingrdients are in the cooker, add the water and walk away. Several hours later, this will be amazing.
Here it is! I promise, it is just as easy as it looks. This Ham and Bean Crockpot Soup will definitely not disappoint you and your family will beg for you to make it again.
This is great by itself and I also like to pair it with this traditional Cornbread Recipe. It’s buttery deliciousness goes wonderfully with this hearty soup. And you can have it prepped ahead and just pop it in the oven when you get home.
If you want to add a little more to this already incredible meal, whip up this simple, colorful Strawberry Salad with Poppyseed Dressing. With spring being here, strawberry season is just around the corner and the stores usually start getting more of them about now!
- 1 leftover ham bone
- 1 cup diced ham
- 2 cans (15.5 oz each) Great Northern Beans
- -Or use canned Cannellini beans
- 2 cups diced carrots
- 1 cup diced celery
- ½ cup diced onion
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 teaspoons oregano, dried
- 1 teaspoon rosemary, dried
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- 6 cups water
- In a large slow cooker, add ham bone and any leftover juices.
- Add remaining ingredients to slow cooker: ham, beans, carrots, celery, onion, garlic, oregano, rosemary, salt, pepper and water. Stir to combine.
- Heat on low for 7-8 hours or high for 3-4.
- Spoon into serving bowls and garnish with a few sprigs of fresh parsley (optional)