1 baggreat Northern beans (SMALL white beans)I use Goya brand
2cupschopped ham (leftover or deli sliced)
4cupschicken or vegetable stock
1mediumyellow onion - chopped
2carrots - chopped
1 teaspoondried thyme
1/4teaspoonred pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoonfresh cracked pepper
2clovesgarlic - gratedI use a microplane
Place beans, ham, stock and water in crockpot.
Heat olive oil in a small skillet. Add onions, carrots, garlic and cook until tender. Add salt, pepper and thyme. Stir and cook for 1 minute. Add all ingredients to crock pot. Place lid on and set to cook ON LOW/6 HOURS (check for tenderness and cook longer if needed), ON HIGH/4 HOURS.
When done, serve hot with a dollop of sour cream and or hot sauce.