Rinse dry beans under water and discard any small stones or shriveled beans.
Place Progresso cooking stock, diced tomatoes, rinsed beans, vegetables, and spices in crock pot. Stir.
Cook on high for 6-8 hours, or until beans are soft.
Alternative vegetable suggestions: diced potatoes, corn, peppers, mushrooms, diced sweet potatoes, or diced squash.
If desired, add leafy green vegetables 1/2 hour before before serving.
May add cooked pasta or rice before serving.