Slow Cooker Ham and Bean Stew

Slow Cooker Ham and Bean Stew


"This slow cooker recipe is a favorite of ours. It's great for football Sunday, New Year's Day, or anytime. It's filling, simple, and fantastic! This hearty meal can be easily doubled for larger parties. "


5 h 20 m servings 281 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 281 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 12 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 27g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 18 g
  • 36%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 1244 mg
  • 50%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Stir the black-eyed peas, black beans, garbanzo beans, chili beans, onion, ham, and garlic together in a slow cooker. Cook on Low for 5 hours. Top with sour cream to serve.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 16 Ratings


Made this today and it was very good. I was a surpise at the great flavor. I would recommend adding a few veggies like carrots or celery. And I did add a little seasoning salt, cracked black ...

I really liked this recipe and it was super easy. Before putting all the ingredients into the slow cooker, I sauteed the onion and about 1 tsp of minced garlic until the onions were transparent,...

This is extra easy and very flavorful & filling! The perfect Super Bowl food--start this in the morning and by game time--it will be ready!! I only made a few changes. I used 16 oz of frozen bla...

Sorry, I just was not that impressed. Tasted pretty much like some canned beans and ham, even though I added in 1/3 cup ketchup, 1 tsp chili powder, 1/2 tsp cumin, and 1/4 tsp season salt. And I...

The first time that I made this recipe was last winter when I needed to use up some leftover ham. I loved it then, but somehow didn't save it to my recipe box. I am happy to find it again and ...

My husband and I love this receipe!!! Our children said, "What is that smell and do we have to eat it." Last time I made it, I cooked the carrots in a butter/brown sugar mixture before adding ...

I added chili powder and cumin. Surprisingly had a really great taste considering there are so few ingredients. Would be awesome with some veggies and will try with ketchup like previous comment.

Loved the taste and the texture. I added carrots as suggested by others and also some vegetable stock. I did not use the slow cooker but put the pot into the oven instead until it is bubbling ...

Tastes more like soup than stew. Mine came out watery. Had to drain out most of the liquid. Made great veggie burritos. Wouldn't eat it any other way.