Savory Slow-cooked Northern Beans

Cook time: 6 Hr Prep time: 15 Min Serves: Crock pot full


1 large onion, chopped

1 Tbsp olive oil

6 clove garlic, chopped

2 lb dry northern beans

4 c water

4 c chicken broth or stock

1 tsp chicken bouillon paste optional, it adds flavor

1 c baby carrots

Salt and pepper to taste

1 Tbsp herbs de Provence

1 meaty ham bone or a couple of meaty ham hocks

Directions :

1. Place oil in the bottom of the slow cooker, add onion, garlic, and carrots. Next add ham bone, beans, seasonings, broth, and water. Stir in bouillon.

2. Cook on high for 6 hours adding more broth or water as beans absorb. Cook until beans are desired tenderness.