Slow Cooker 15 Bean Soup with Ham

Slow Cooker 15 Bean Soup with Ham

SLOW COOKER 15 BEAN SOUP WITH HAM

Sponsored by Hurst’sⓇ Ham BeensⓇ 15 Bean Soup but all opinions are mine alone.

Leftover ham? Try my newest 15 bean soup recipe. This recipe is unique with a few Italian flavors and fresh kale is stirred in at the end of the cooking time. Make those holiday leftovers even better with this recipe! If you want more 15 bean soup recipes head over here:

RECIPE:

INGREDIENTS:
20 oz. Hurst’sⓇ HamBeensⓇ 15 Bean Soup mix (save ham flavor packet to add a the end of cooking time)
2 cups diced ham (leftover ham works great!)
1 small yellow onion, diced
2 carrots, peeled and diced
2 celery stalks, peeled and diced
1 Tbsp. minced garlic
2 tsp. dried basil
1 tsp. dried thyme
8 cups water
1 bay leaf

Add these ingredients at the end:
14.5 oz. can Italian flavored diced tomatoes
3 cups chopped kale
1/2 lemon, juiced

SLOW COOKER SIZE:
6-quart or larger

INSTRUCTIONS:
Rinse and sort beans, discarding any debris. Add the beans to the slow cooker. Save the ham flavor packet for after the entire cooking time is up.
Add ham, onion, carrots, celery, garlic, basil, thyme and water. Stir. Add the bay leaf on top of the soup.
Cover and cook on HIGH for 6 hours without opening the lid during the cooking time.
After the six hour time is up remove the bay leaf. Add the lemon juice, diced tomatoes and chopped kale. Stir. Replace the lid and cook on HIGH for 20 minutes more.
Add the ham flavor packet and stir once more. Serve and enjoy!

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