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A slow cooker full of ham and bean soup made with vegetables, dried beans and diced ham.

Ham and Bean Soup (Slow Cooker)

This slow cooker ham and bean soup is made with a mixture of dried beans, vegetables, tomatoes and diced ham, all cooked together for a hearty and flavorful meal. An easy crock pot dinner that's perfect for a cold night!
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 465kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 20 ounce bag dried bean soup mix
  • 3/4 cup onion finely diced
  • 3 carrots peeled, halved and sliced
  • 2 stalks celery sliced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cups diced ham
  • 8 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 15 ounce can diced tomatoes do not drain
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


  • Rinse the beans thoroughly; set aside the seasoning packet for later use
  • Place the beans, onion, carrots, celery, garlic, thyme, bay leaf, ham and chicken broth in a slow cooker.
  • Cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 8 hours, or until beans are done
  • Stir in the tomatoes, seasoning packet, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cover and cook for an additional 20 minutes
  • Sprinkle with parsley and serve.



Calories: 465kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 788mg | Potassium: 1849mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 5260IU | Vitamin C: 15.3mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 8.3mg