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
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.