Slow Cooker Recipe and a Free Trial from eMeals Free Slow Cooker Recipe from eMeals - Ham, Kale and Navy Bean Stew


Few things have consistently simplified my life like eMeals. It remains one of my favorite things and when they have something new to offer, I can’t wait to share it with you!!

If you haven’t tried eMeals, hop on over to the site and click “Try Us.” Take advantage of their 14 day trial to discover why I enjoy the service so much. Before you go, if you’re a fan of the slow cooker, read on for details about eMeals’ Slow Cooker Meal Plan and enjoy the FREE recipe for Ham, Kale and Navy Bean Stew that follows.

Slow Cooker Meal Plan from eMeals

The slow cooker eMeals meal plan feeds a family of 6, and generally costs around $120 per week or less–that’s only $2.86/person per meal! For those of you with smaller families, there’s also a For Two plan available.

The recipes utilize mainstream ingredients, all available at your local grocery store, and appeal to a broad range of tastes and preferences.

This delicious Ham, Kale and Navy Bean Stew is served over homey Cheese Grits, and appears on the Slow-Cooker Classic Meal Plan.

Ham, Kale and Navy Bean Stew Recipe:


  • 6 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 lb potato, peeled and cubed
  • 2 (15-oz) cans navy beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (16-oz) package chopped kale (or collard greens)
  • 1 (28-oz) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 (16-oz) package fully cooked cubed ham
  • 1 (32-oz) carton chicken broth


  • 2 cups uncooked quick-cooking grits
  • 1 (8-oz) package shredded sharp white Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter

For Stew: Combine carrots, onion and potato in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Top with beans, kale, tomatoes and ham; pour in broth.

Cover and cook on LOW 8 hours or until vegetables are tender. Stir in salt and pepper to taste.

For Grits: Cook grits according to package directions; stir in cheese and butter until blended and smooth. Serve stew over grits.

Enjoy and if you try it, please leave a comment and let me know!

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