Ham and Bean Stew

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 7 hours


6 servings

Updated: Jul. 25, 2023
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
Ham and Bean Stew Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 213 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 919mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 14g protein.