Green beans, potatoes, and ham

I lived with my grandparents, mom, and sister as a teenager. On most nights, we would sit down as a family for dinner. One of the meals my grandma would prepare is green beans, potatoes, and ham in the crockpot.

I can still see the kitchen and her round crockpot full of green beans, potatoes, and ham. We would either have it with bread and butter or a simple salad.

Whenever I cook something from childhood, I try to tell my boys about it. The Imaginative One was five when my grandma died. During the last year of her life, they became so close. This is a way for him to have memories of her.

The potatoes were at the bottom of the crock when I made this. So when Hubby looked into the crock, he saw green beans and 1 piece of ham. He was nervous about what we were having. Once he saw the potatoes, he was relieved. He enjoyed the meal.

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Green beans, potatoes, and ham

Stars of the recipe:

  • 1 lb. fresh green beans, ends snipped off and snapped in half, or 2 cans of green beans drained
  • 1 lb. baby red potatoes, quartered or halved, depending on size
  • 1 sm. onion, chopped
  • 1 lb. chopped ham
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes, unwrapped
  • Water
  • Seasoned salt, to taste

Steps:

  1. Place potatoes, onions, green beans, onions, ham, seasoned salt, and bouillon cubes in the crockpot. (I use a 4-quart crockpot.)
  2. Place enough water in the crockpot to cover the food.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or high for 3 to 4 hours.

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