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Simple and easy ! My whole family loves this recipe so much. If it were for them, I’d be making this every day! Give it a shot, you’ll love it!To Make this Recipe You’ Will Need the following ingredients:

I love those recipes that we all grew up with, they are just too good to miss out on.


8 cups low sodium chicken broth can sub water, beef, or vegetable broth for added flavor
1 leftover ham bone with meat or ham hocks, diced ham or
1 lb. cooked sausage
1 clove garlic minced
1 teaspoon chili powder (optional)
1 15 oz can diced tomatoes
1 lemon juiced
1 onion diced
1 package Hurst’s 15 Bean Soup
Optional: Hot sauce or crushed red pepper to taste



1 ) After rinsing and draining the beans, sort any unwanted debris and set it aside.

2 ) In a slow cooker, place beans, diced ham, onion, broth, garlic, and chili powder. (you can use ham bone instead of diced ham)

3 ) Cook for 7-8 hours on low (or 4.5-5 on high) or just until beans are tender.

4 ) Once your beans are soft and tender if you used the hambone remove it and chop any meat left on to add it back to the pot.

5 ) Stir in diced tomatoes, Ham Flavor packet, and lemon juice.

6 ) Cook for an additional 30 minutes.