Slow Cooker Ham & White Bean Soup
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
Seriously, dinner doesn’t get any easier than this. This is what I call a “Chop, Dump and Run” kind of dinner.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - whole carrots
  • 2 - celery stalk(s)
  • 1 - small white onion(s)
  • 3 - cup(s) chopped ham
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) diced tomatoes
  • 2 - 15 oz. can(s) white beans
  • 4 - cup(s) chicken stock
  • 2 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - tsp dried thyme
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - sour cream**
  • Side: - salad**
  • Side: - dinner rolls**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Peel and chop the carrots. Chop the celery. Chop the onion.
  2. Open the diced tomatoes. Open, drain and rinse the white beans.
  3. Place the chopped carrots, celery and onion with the diced ham, diced tomatoes, white beans and chicken stock into the base of the slow cooker. Add the garlic powder, thyme, salt and pepper. Set the slow cooker on low and cook for 8 hours.
  4. Prepare the salad.
  5. Warm the dinner rolls.
  6. Spoon the soup into bowls and add sour cream garnish.
  7. Serve Slow Cooker Ham & White Bean Soup with side salad and dinner rolls.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Peel and chop 8 whole carrots. Chop 4 celery stalks. Chop 2 onions.
  2. Open 2 cans of diced tomatoes. Open, drain and rinse 4 cans of white beans.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the chopped carrots
  • Half of the chopped celery
  • Half of the chopped onion
  • 3 cups diced ham
  • 15 oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 2 - 15 oz. cans white beans
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when omit the sour cream garnish.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides, like rice.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Slow Cooker Ham & White Bean Soup

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours.
Serve with salad and dinner rolls.

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