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    Crock Pot Ham and Beans

    Crock Pot Ham and Beans. Photo by Sue Lau

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    9 hrs

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    Sue Lau's Note:

    This is cheap eating at it's best. Really good for scraping by at the end of the month if your cash gets low. Goes best with freshly baked corn muffins drizzled with honey.

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    1. 1
      Sort beans and soak in enough water to cover overnight.
    2. 2
      Or you may sort them and place in a saucepan with 2-inches of water to cover.
    3. 3
      Bring them to a boil, boil for 3 minutes, then cover and remove from heat.
    4. 4
      Allow to sit for one hour after boiling (don't lift the lid).
    5. 5
      Whichever method you use, rinse and drain the beans before placing them in the crock pot.
    6. 6
      Put the rinsed beans, garlic, onion, salt, pepper, parsley, cloves, ham (chopped into large chunks) or ham hocks into the crock pot along with 6 cups water or broth.
    7. 7
      Cover crock, and cook on low for about 8 hours, or until beans are tender and creamy.
    8. 8
      Skim any excess fat, if necessary, before serving.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 10, 2010


      This was a big hit. I used dried lima beans, to recreate my father-in-law's butter beans. DH said it was very close, and gave it a thumbs up. It did take longer than 8 hours to cook - next time, I'll start on high for a few hours, then switch to low. Served with cornbread. Thanks for sharing! -- Update: I've had good luck with cooking it for 3.5 hours on high, then 5 hours on low, or just 5 hours on high.

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    • on September 10, 2013


      This was fabulous! I used lima beans since that is our go-to bean, with smoked ham. I did throw in a dash or two of cayenne. I let it cook on low for 7 hours. I will definitely make these again. I made homemade buttermilk cornbread to accompany this and to soak up some of the juices left in the bowl. Yum!

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    • on June 30, 2013


      This is delicious and easy to make. Because we try not to eat pork(because of health and religious reasons) I use smoked turkey wings or drumsticks. I throw in a package of onion soup and a shot of liquid smoke to the recipe. Thanks Sue.

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    Nutritional Facts for Crock Pot Ham and Beans

    Serving Size: 1 (653 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 636.0
    Calories from Fat 131
    Total Fat 14.5 g
    Saturated Fat 4.8 g
    Cholesterol 78.1 mg
    Sodium 2208.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 76.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 23.7 g
    Sugars 4.1 g
    Protein 51.7 g

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