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Ham and Bean Stew Recipe

Ham and Bean Stew Recipe

You only need five ingredients to fix this thick and flavorful stew. It's so easy to make and always a favorite with my family. I top bowls of it with a sprinkling of shredded cheese. —Teresa D'Amato, East Granby, Connecticut
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 7 hours YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) baked beans
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1/2 cup water


  • 1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine all ingredients; mix well. Cover and cook on low for 7 hours or until the potatoes are tender. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 213 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 919 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 14 g protein.

Reviews for Ham and Bean Stew

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Reviewed Dec. 29, 2015

"I haven't tried it yet, but I will. I was wondering if you could use yams (sweet potatoes) instead of regular potatoes."

Reviewed Apr. 23, 2014

"I was looking for something to do with my leftover ham. My children do not like soup much so that was out. I came across this recipe, loved it was simple and only five ingredients. We all loved it! This is going to become one of my go to recipes! Even thinking of adding a couple different versions of this. Thank you for submitting! Oh, I did cook it on high in the crockpot for 3-4 hours as I was pressed for time."

Reviewed Dec. 8, 2010

"I've made this quite a few times over the years. It's a great way to use up leftover ham. My husband and I love it. It always gets eaten up in record time."

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