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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


  1. Put all ingredients into slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on LOW for 10 to 12 hours or on HIGH for 5 to 6 hours.

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