Simply the Best Ham & Navy Bean Soup

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Total Time
15 mins
8 mins

A combination of different recipes. I couldn't find any one recipe that tasted the way I like bean soup. Try it you will like it.

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  1. Rinse and sort out navy beans.
  2. In a crock pot cover beans with 4 cups of chicken broth and soak overnight.
  3. Next day: Do not drain off broth.
  4. Add 2 more cups of chicken broth.
  5. Add remaining ingredients .
  6. Cook on high 3 to 4 hours until ham hocks become tender.
  7. Remove meat from hocks and cut into small pieces,return to mixture.
  8. Continue cooking on low for another 6 to 8 hours.
  9. You may have to add additional chicken broth if soup too thick. If too thin add instant potatoes.
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5 5

Really delicious! I loved the tomato sauce touch! I made exactly as directed and LOVED IT!

5 5

This bean soup recipe is "Simply the best." It is low carb too--no potatoes like most other bean soup recipes. The tomato sauce, celery salt and cider vinegar add just the right touch.

5 5

This is delicious! Mine was a bit salty, but that could have been from the ham. Only thing I'd change is to reduce the amount of onion just a little bit and maybe reduce the celery salt, since my soup was a bit salty. Mine turned out very thick, which is how I like my bean soup. Made for Name that Ingredient tag game. Thanks for sharing!