New Potatoes, Green Beans and Ham

Total Time
8hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 8 hrs

This recipe was given to me by my Mother-in-law who raised 9 children and taught school for 40 years and didn't have much time to cook. It remains a family favorite with my children. Last night I had no broth, so I mixed Lipton's Garlic and Herb soup (1 packet) and 4 cups of water and it was wonderful, really added richness to the broth.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. I cook this in a crockpot all day, but may be cooked in a dutch oven on the stove, also.
  2. Add all the ingredients and cover, cook on low for 8 to 10 hours.
  3. If cooking on the stove you may need more broth, but the crockpot makes broth as it cooks, so you shouldn't need any more.
  4. Use your own judgement on the amount of broth.
  5. Serve with fresh, sliced tomatoes and corn bread for a great Southern meal.


Most Helpful

This was delicious the first day and as leftovers the next! Served with sliced garden tomatoes. Layered in the crockpot potatoes cut into two-inch cubes, snapped green beans, cut up sweet onion, package of ham cubes drained. Poured one box of low sodium chicken both over top and let it cook for 6 hours on high. Heaven!

Lookin' Good Cook July 31, 2009

Delicious. 8 hours was too long though; my frozen beans turned very mushy. I used a smoked ham hock and it flavored everything very nicely. Next time I'll stick with one can of broth- even that will be more than enough I think.

J-Lynn September 11, 2009

Wonderful and so easy! I made this in the crockpot and the house smelled so good. I followed your instructions using the chicken broth and it was so good. The next time I make it (and there WILL be a next time) I will try your suggestion using the Lipton's soup mix. However, the recipe as it stands is WONDERFUL the way it is. Carole, thank you so much for sharing a great recipe.

Merlot May 30, 2003

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