Slow Cooker Ham and Beans


This recipe is perfect for those blustery days when you don't really have time to cook, but want a hearty meal for the family. It's a very basic, nutrient-packed meal for all to enjoy!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
12 hrs
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
20 hrs 10 mins
8 servings


  • 1 pound dried great Northern beans, soaked overnight

  • ½ pound cooked ham, chopped

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon onion powder

  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley

  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • water to cover


  1. Combine the beans, ham, brown sugar, onion powder, parsley, garlic salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper in a slow cooker. Pour enough water into the slow cooker to cover the mixture by about 2 inches. Set slow cooker to Low; simmer 12 hours, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

318 Calories
6g Fat
50g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 318
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 493mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 12g 41%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 13mg 67%
Calcium 121mg 9%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 912mg 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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