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Slow Cooker Lima Beans and Ham

Slow Cooker Lima Beans and Ham

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  • 1 (1-pound) package Camellia Brand Large Lima Beans
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 pound ham or bacon, cut in small pieces
  • 2-3 cups water
  • 1 (10.75-ounce) can tomato soup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
Total time:
8 hours, 30 minutes
Prep time:
30 minutes
Cook time:
8 hours


  1. Rinse and sort beans. (Optional: Soak beans using your preferred method.)
  2. Put all ingredients in slow cooker and stir well. Beans should be fully covered by liquid; add more water if necessary.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours (or on high for 4-6 hours). 
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste and serve.
  • Wind2Energy

    For the life of me, I can’t see where the 2 hours 15 minutes of prep time comes from. Prep time appears to be about 15 minutes, tops. What part of this takes the remaining 2 hours?

    • Carol Cobb-Bible

      Soaking the beans?