Smoky Ham and Navy Bean Stew

Smoky Ham and Navy Bean Stew

Vegetables add simple addition to this delicious slow-cooked ham and navy beans stew – perfect for a hearty dinner.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

10:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

4

servings

1
lb cooked ham, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (3 cups)
2
cups water
1
cup dried navy beans
2
medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
2
medium carrots, sliced (1 cup)
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon liquid smoke
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
  1. In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except parsley.
  2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 10 to 12 hours.
  3. Just before serving, stir in parsley.
Makes 4 servings (1 1/4 cups each)
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Quick Tip:
Liquid smoke is exactly that--liquid mixed with smoke. It lends a smoky, hickory flavor to this bean stew. Look for it in the condiment aisle of the grocery store. If you like, you can omit it and the stew will still be tasty.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 390
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 1740mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 36g
    • (Dietary Fiber 14g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 36g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 4 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.