This was my very favorite meal when I was little. Actually, it was a toss up between this and homemade spaghetti and meatballs, but this was high on my list.
We call it Soup Beans and it’s best when you’ve got a ham bone to use. I rarely have a ham bone for making soup, but I came upon a good alternative.
For this, I used a bone-in ham steak. It’s not quite as rich as if you use a whole bone, but it really enhances the taste to have some bone cooking in there.
There are a lot of ways to make this humble meal. Some folks use pinto beans. Some add carrots and celery. I keep it simple with just the ham and beans.
Here’s what you’ll need to make it: [Read more…] about Slow Cooker Ham and Bean Soup aka Soup Beans