Slow Cooker Cannellini Bean Soup with Ham
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Slow Cooker Cannellini Bean Soup with Ham

Slow Cooker Cannellini Bean Soup with Ham is packed with flavor! Made with dried Cannelini Beans, leftover roasted ham, spices, seasoning, and fresh tomatoes, it is one of the best comfort and easy soup you can easily make for your family.

This Slow Cooker Cannellini Bean Soup with Ham will not take you a long time to prepare. You will find several recipes recommending precooking the vegetables and soak the dried beans. This soup does not!

Slow Cooker Cannellini Bean Soup with Ham

Cannellini beans

Cannellini beans are sold, dried, and cooked in cans. These beans make the best white bean puree or soup.

Dried beans take a long time to cook compared to canned beans. If you are not in a hurry, cooking dried beans are the healthiest way to enjoy them. Cannellini Bean Soup is excellent comfort food and perfects on cold days.

Leftover Ham

Ever wondered what to do with the bone from your roasted ham or whole pork shoulder? Try it in soup! The best part about using the bone after roasting your ham is that it has tons of flavor.

This is one of those soups you look forward to. The beans, ham slices, ham bone, are simmered in a flavorful broth in a slow cooker.

Slow Cooker Cannellini Bean Soup with Ham

How to make the Cannellini Bean Soup

This is one of the easiest bean soups you will ever make. It is also a no-fuss soup

Prepare and measure all the ingredients
Add the beans first to the slow cooker
Top with the ham bone
Add the remaining ingredients and top with tomatoes and seasonings.

All DONE in your slow cooker on HIGH for 4-5 hours or on LOW for 8 hours.

Tips and Notes for the Cannellini Bean Soup

  • No need to soak the beans. But if you prefer, you can soak them in water overnight (at least 8-12 hours)
  • Other types of beans: regular white beans, pinto beans, chickpeas, kidney red beans, black beans, navy beans, etc..,
  • Canned beans: use only for convenience. Cooking time will be shorter
  • No need to precook the vegetables. Add everything in the slow cooker and let the ingredients do their part.
  • Use leftover holiday ham bone, ham hocks or ham shank
  • Add leafy vegetables such as spinach, or kale
  • Add other types of vegetables such as cabbage, frozen peas,
  • Us fresh tomatoes for a richer flavor
Slow Cooker Cannellini Bean Soup with Ham

How to serve Cannelleni Bean Soup

  • Serve the soup as is
  • Serve the soup with white rice
  • Puree part of the soup (1/2 of the beans only) in a blender to achieve a smooth and silky texture. Mix everything together and serve
  • Serve the soup with toasted or plain bread
Slow Cooker Cannellini Bean Soup with Ham

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Here’s the recipe:

Slow Cooker Cannellini Bean Soup with Ham

Slow Cooker Cannellini Bean Soup with Ham

This Slow Cooker Cannellini Bean Soup with Ham has tons of flavor. Just throw everything into the pot and press go to end up with a thick, flavorful
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs
Course Dinner, Lunch
Servings 8
Calories 351 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound dried Cannalleni Great Northern or navy beans
  • 1 large smoked ham bone ham hock, or ham shank
  • 1 to 2 cups diced ham or a few ham slices leftover roasted holiday ham
  • 1 ½ cup diced carrots
  • 2 Tomatoes (medium to large) roughly chopped
  • 2 medium stalk celery sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 rosemary sprig
  • 1 fresh tarragon sprig
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 tbsp Noubess Hot and Spicy Original with Herbs blend
  • 7 – 8 cups low-sodium chicken broth or stock

Instructions
 

  • Sort through the beans and remove any debris or stones. Give them a quick rinse and then add them to the slow cooker.
  • Nestle the ham bone/hock/shank and slices or diced ham in the center of the beans
  • Mince the garlic, dice the onion, slice the celery, and slice the carrots and add to slow cooker
  • Add diced fresh tomatoes, thyme, sage, tarragon, rosemary leaves, bay leaves and Noubess Hot and Spicy Original Sauce.
  • Carefully pour chicken broth over the ingredients in the slow cooker, cover and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours or HIGH for 4-5 hours until the beans are tender.
    Slow Cooker Cannellini Bean Soup with Ham
  • Remove the ham bone, hock or shank. Pull any ham meat from the bone, shred, and set aside. Discard the bone and any fat or cartilage.
  • Return shredded ham to the soup and stir and Serve
  • If the mixture is too thin or clear, do this:
  • Take at least 1 cup cooked beans with liquid and puree in a blender (make sure the beans and liquid have cooled down before adding to the blender.) You can also use an immersion blender to puree the beans.
  • Add cooked beans from slow cooker to a large pot. Add bean puree and bring to boil.
  • Add the shredded ham (from the bone) along with any additional diced ham into the soup. Allow the mixture to cook for a few more minutes.
  • Remove from stovetop and serve!

Notes

Slow Cooker Cannellini Bean Soup with Ham

tips and notes

  • No need to soak the beans. But if you prefer, you can soak them in water overnight (at least 8-12 hours)
  • Other types of beans: regular white beans, pinto beans, chickpeas, kidney red beans, black beans, navy beans, etc..,
  • Canned beans: use only for convenience. Cooking time will be shorter
  • No need to precook the vegetables. Add everything to the slow cooker and let the ingredients do their part.
  • Use leftover holiday ham bone, ham hocks, or ham shank
  • Add leafy vegetables such as spinach, or kale
  • Add other types of vegetables such as cabbage, frozen peas,
  • Us fresh tomatoes for a richer flavor

Nutrition

Calories: 351kcalCarbohydrates: 44gProtein: 29gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 18mgSodium: 513mgPotassium: 1653mgFiber: 10gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 4286IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 175mgIron: 7mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

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