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Navy Bean Soup | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this easy #crockpot recipe is a terrific way to use up leftover #ham from the #holidays. Navy Bean #Soup is scrumptious comfort food that's totally filling & satisfying. #navybeans #glutenfree

Navy Bean Soup

This sumptuous stick-to-the-ribs soup recipe is perfect comfort food during the winter months. It's also a great way to use up leftover holiday ham. This easy recipe is made in the crockpot. Gluten free.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs
Total Time 9 hrs 15 mins
Course Soup, Stews and Chowders
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 322 kcal


  • 1 ham bone plus about 4 cups chopped ham
  • 1 1/2 qts. ham broth (if you do not have ham broth, substitute vegetable broth)
  • 16 oz. dry navy beans
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 leek green top removed, diced
  • 2 ribs celery diced
  • 3 carrots thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 3/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. dried parsley
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp. liquid smoke


  • Place ham bone and any other pieces of ham in a crockpot.
  • Fill with water and cook on high about 4-5 hours.
  • Debone ham.
  • Remove gristle, fat and bone and discard.
  • Remove ham from bones and dice.
  • Reserve ham broth.
  • The next day place ham and ham broth in a crockpot.
  • Add navy beans, onion, leek, celery, carrots, garlic and seasonings.
  • Cook on high about 4 hours until beans and veggies are tender.


NOTE: You can cook this all in one day. But you will probably want to cool the ham about an hour before deboning and having it ready for the next part of the recipe. Otherwise, it's helpful to cook the ham off in the crockpot the day beforehand.
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Calories: 322kcalCarbohydrates: 39gProtein: 27gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 39mgSodium: 1256mgPotassium: 1016mgFiber: 15gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 4750IUVitamin C: 6.6mgCalcium: 110mgIron: 4.3mg
Keyword beans, carrots, gluten free, ham, main dish, pork, soup
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