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Congressional Bean Soup (Crockpot)

 
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This savory bean soup made with ham, celery and parsley leaves is perfect served with a loaf of french bread on the side.

Yield

6

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

8

hrs

Ready

8

hrs

Low Fat, Fat-Free, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

1 pound white beans
small
8 cups water
2 cups ham
diced
*
1 cup onions
diced
1 cup celery
chopped
2 tablespoons parsley leaves
chopped
1 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
*
1 each bay leaves
*

Directions

Soak beans overnight if desired.

Add the beans, water, ham, onions, celery, parsley, salt, black pepper and bay leaves to a slow cooker or Crockpot.

Cook on low setting for 8 hours or until the beans are tender.

Variations

  • Use beef stock instead of water, don't add salt if you use seasoned stock
  • a ham bone may be used instead of diced ham
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme may be added

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 437g (15.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 1003% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 425mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 18%
Sugars g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 8% Iron 14%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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