Slow Cooker 15 Bean Soup
yield: 8 SERVINGS
prep time: 15 MINUTES
cook time: 8 HOURS
total time: 8 HOURS 15 MINUTES
Hearty ham and bean soup using a 15 bean mix and seasoning packet.
- 1 package 15 Bean Soup mix
- 8 cups chicken or vegetable broth
- 2 cups water
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 pound fully-cooked diced ham
- 15 oz. can diced tomatoes
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 large carrot, chopped
- 2 stalks celery, chopped
Rince the beans on a colander with water and discard any debris. Place the beans in the slow cooker, reserving the seasoning packet for step 3.
Pour in the broth and water. Add the chopped onion, garlic, and ham. Stir well. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook for about 6-7 hours until the beans are tender.
Add the diced tomatoes, the seasoning packet that came with beans, chili powder, and lemon juice. Add the chopped carrots and celery. Stir, and cook for another 40 minutes, or up to an hour. Keep warm until ready to serve. Enjoy!
Recipe adapted from HurstBeans.com.