Slow Cooker Ham and Beans


This recipe is perfect for those blustery days when you don’t really have time to cook, but want a hearty meal for the family. It’s a very basic, nutrient-packed meal for all to enjoy!

Original recipe makes 8 servings


1 pound dried great Northern beans, soaked overnight
1/2 pound cooked ham, chopped
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
water to cover

  • PREP

    10 mins

  • COOK

    12 hrs


    20 hrs 10 mins


  1. Combine the beans, ham, brown sugar, onion powder, parsley, garlic salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper in a slow cooker. Pour enough water into the slow cooker to cover the mixture by about 2 inches. Set slow cooker to Low; simmer 12 hours, stirring occasionally.


Calories: 318 kcal
Carbohydrates: 49.8 g
Cholesterol: 16 mg
Fat: 5.9 g
Fiber: 11.6 g
Protein: 17.8 g
Sodium: 492 mg