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 herbes de provence
1 meaty ham bone or a couple meaty ham hocks
How To make it:
1. Place oil in bottom of 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.