Slow-Cooker U.S. Senate Navy Bean Soup

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Adding both ham steak and a ham hock guarantees that this navy bean soup has a deep, meaty, smoky flavor.

SERVES 6 to 8

TIME 8 to 10 hours on high

Slow cooker size 4 to 7 quarts

Slow-Cooker U.S. Senate Navy Bean Soup

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

This simple ham and bean soup is a long-standing tradition on the U.S. Senate lunch menu, but it doesn't always live up to its reputation. Often the beans are tough or overcooked, the ham flavor is weak, and the broth is thin. We wondered i...

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