Simply the Best Ham & Navy Bean Soup

READY IN: 23mins
Recipe by draitz

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.

Top Review by rfcarpenter_12532892

Wonderful Recipe.... Rich and hearty with plenty of flavor. I copied the recipe EXACTLY the first couple of times and the replaced the HAM with Smoked Jalapeno Sausage (1 full link... about a pound).... I also threw in fresh garlic (4 toes).... Served with fresh cornbread in a bowl with fresh chopped onions and a hearty pat of BUTTER............. Awesome!.... It won't last long!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  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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