Slow Cooker Ham and Beans 2
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5 from 3 votes

Slow Cooker Ham and Beans

If you're a busy mom who needs a quick meal to make when you're running errands all day, this slow cooker ham and beans recipe gets a thumbs up from us all.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beans, crockpot, ham, homemade, pinto beans, slow cooker
Servings: 8
Calories: 127kcal
Author: The Typical Mom

Ingredients

  • 1 ham hock pre cooked
  • 2 c pinto beans or beans of your choice, dry
  • 3.5 c broth we used beef broth
  • 1 small onion sliced or diced
  • 3/4 tsp cumin
  • 3/4 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced

Instructions

  • If using dry beans put them in a bowl with 4 cups of water and leave them overnight to soak. (can use drained canned beans but I think dry turns out better)
  • Slice or dice your onion.
  • Put your ham hock in the center of your slow cooker. Drain your soaked beans and pour those around your ham hock.
  • Separate pieces of cut onion and sprinkle around ham hock on top of beans.
  • Sprinkle minced garlic and seasonings around, on top of onions. Then pour your broth into your crockpot and close your lid.
  • Set on low for 6 hours for dry soaked beans or 2-3 hours for drained canned beans (depending on how soft you want them).
  • After 6 hours (7 if you want beans softer), remove bones from ham hock and shred ham in pot (it will fall apart when you use tongs on it.
  • Stir and serve!

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Nutrition

Serving: 3oz | Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 785mg | Potassium: 259mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5.6% | Vitamin C: 1.6% | Calcium: 2.9% | Iron: 7.1%