An easy slow cooker dinner recipe for using up leftover ham, this comforting and flavorful ham and bean soup recipe is full of hearty vegetables and smoky aromas.
You’re not hallucinating…Christmas really is just a few days away! How did that happen so quickly?? It is literally 60 degrees outside here in Michigan as I write this post. I’m not going to lie, it’s not beginning to look at all like Christmas.
Snow or not, there will definitely be a ham on the table which means I will be making this easy and nutritious ham and bean soup mix with leftovers.
The secret to this gorgeous bowl of comfort? Bob’s Red Mill 13 Bean Soup Mix made with a variety of gorgeous beans including pinto, navy, great northern and more. Packed with protein and fiber, beans are one of the most versatile and affordable health foods you can buy.
Whether you have Christmas leftovers to use up or not, be sure to add this ham and bean soup recipe to your meal plan this winter. Make a double batch and freeze extra to enjoy on a busy weeknight later in the month or in January when you’re feeling all healthy and stuff.
Could you use leftover turkey for this instead of ham?
Yes. You are not tied down to using ham. You could use leftover turkey.
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Slow Cooker Ham and Bean Soup
- Place all ingredients in a slow cooker and heat on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.
- Check for seasoning and adjust accordingly. Garnish with fresh parsley.