Hambone Soup

Serves 10 to 12. Recipe is by Julie Kay.

2 cups navy beans

1 hambone, with small amount of ham still attached

3 cups chicken broth

2 cups water

1 (1.4-oz.) pkg. Knorr’s vegetable recipe mix

2 carrots, sliced

1 onion, chopped

2 stalks celery, chopped

2 fresh ears corn, cut off the cob

½ cabbage, chopped

1 tsp. black pepper

1. Soak beans overnight and drain in the morning. Put all ingredients into large slow cooker and cook on Low 6 to 8 hours.

2. When ham is easy to remove from the bone near the end of cooking time, use a fork to pull ham off the bone and remove bone. Stir and serve.