White beans are cooked in a slow cooker with smoked neck bones, aromatic vegetables, seasonings, and chicken broth. This recipe can be used for cooking most any dried bean in the slow cooker. Adjust liquid when cooking tougher skin beans (such as pinto beans). Add garlic and onion powder to taste, if desired.


Recipe Summary

15 mins
3 hrs
8 hrs
11 hrs 15 mins
6 servings


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place beans into a large container and cover with several inches of cool water; let stand 8 hours to overnight. Drain and rinse.

  • Place neck bones in a slow cooker and pour chicken broth over the top; stir in soul seasoning.

  • Cook on High until meat is falling off the bones, about 1 hour. Transfer bones and meat to a plate and shred meat from bones; discard bones.

  • Stir beans, onion, vinegar, sugar, and hot sauce into slow cooker; spread shredded meat over beans.

  • Cook on High for 2 to 4 hours (or cook on Low for 4 to 6 hours).

Nutrition Facts

252 calories; protein 21.7g 43% DV; carbohydrates 31.1g 10% DV; fat 4.5g 7% DV; cholesterol 34mg 11% DV; sodium 1149.5mg 46% DV. Full Nutrition

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  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 3
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Rating: 4 stars
Nice and easy bean soup. I added carrots and celery because we like them and it seems to add a little something more to the beans. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
This recipe looks great! I actually tried something like this a while back and this just brought back so many nostalgic memories haha! I love cooking stuff like this. I always try to find new recipes on forums and I got great ones emailed to me from http://lovelyrecipesforyou.weebly.com and I genuinely enjoy them. Anyways thanks for posting this dish I really need to make this more often! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
I make this at least twice a month! My husband and I love it! Don't change nothing!!! It's delish! I never cooked it on high; always low but I cooked it on high today and it was just as good! Thank you thank you thank you!!!! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
I love this soup! I go to Honey Baked Ham and purchase a hambone they don t always have them but when they do they are awesome. Just the right amount of ham is left in the bone and it has awesome flavor! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
I made it as is and was delicious my son loved it as well which was super cool as he's tactile defensive it was a1st for him and he loved it will definitely make it again Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Thank you I really like this bean soup!! I did replace the neck bones with ham hocks and use cayenne pepper instead of the hot sauce. Read More