Hambone Soup Hambone Soup Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Hambone Soup is good for both the body and the budget. And, it's easy to make in the slow cooker. julie kay April 24, 2013 Comments ADVOCATE-TESTED RECIPE 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.