- 1 lb package dried northern beans
- ham bone, hocks, shanks or diced ham (about 1 pound)
- 2 tsp onion powder
- 6 cups water
- salt & pepper to taste
- Rinse and sort the beans for any pebbles.
- Add the the rinsed beans, onion powder, salt, pepper, and ham to the crock pot.
- Add water.
- Cover and cook on low about 8 hours, until beans are tender.
- Remove ham bone, shanks or hocks and pull off the meat.
- Add meat to the crock pot and mix.
- Serve with cornbread.