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Slow Cooker Cajun Ham and Beans

This year I've come up with a tasty way to use up a bit of the leftover ham that will also feed an army. Did I mention the slow cooker? Nobody wants to spend all weekend cooking a big holiday meal only to turn around and spend the next week in the kitchen trying to use up the leftovers. This is an easy recipe!
Course Soup
Cuisine Cajun
Keyword crowd pleasers, holiday recipes, slow cooker recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 328kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 package Hurst's Cajun 15 Bean Soup
  • 8 ounces carrots
  • 1 sweet onion
  • 4 stalks celery
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 15 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups diced cooked ham

Instructions

  • Rinse and sort the beans, removing any debris.
  • Add beans and seasoning packet to a 6 quart slow cooker set to high.
  • Dice the carrots, onions, celery, and garlic and add to the slow cooker along with the chicken broth.
  • Cover and cook on high for 5 hours or until beans are tender.
  • Add canned tomatoes (undrained) and ham to the slow cooker. Stir and continue cooking for 1 more hour.
  • Serve with a dollop of sour cream.

Nutrition

Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 1403mg | Potassium: 1687mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 6515IU | Vitamin C: 38mg | Calcium: 139mg | Iron: 6.8mg