Old Fashioned Bean Soup
- 1 pound dry navy beans, soaked overnight in water
- 2 quarts water
- 1 pound meaty ham bones or pieces of ham
- Salt to taste
- 5 whole peppercorns (20) or 1/2 teaspoon coarse pepper
- 1/2 cup chopped celery leaves
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 bay leaf
- Put all ingredients into slow cooker.
- Cover and cook on LOW for 10
to 12 hours or on HIGH for 5 to 6 hours.