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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


  • 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


  • 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!


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


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.

Keyword bean soup, crockpot, leftover, quick soup, slow cooker meal, slow cooker recipes, soup
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