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Lentil-Ham Soup

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 20 mins Cook 7 hrs to 8 hrs  (low) or 3.5-4 hours (high)
Lentil-Ham Soup
Ingredients
  • 3  cups  reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3  cups  water
  • 1  medium  onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 1 1/2  cups  chopped celery (3 stalks)
  • 1 1/2  cups  thinly sliced carrot (3 medium)
  • 1  cup  brown lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 6  ounces  cooked ham, diced
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  dried thyme, crushed
  • 3  cups  shredded fresh spinach
  • 1  ounce  Parmesan cheese, shaved
Directions

1. In a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, combine broth, the water, onion, celery, carrot, lentils, ham, and thyme.

2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours.

3. Stir in spinach. Ladle into bowls. Top each serving with Parmesan cheese. Makes 6 servings.

From the Test KitchenFor Easy Cleanup:
  • Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.
Nutrition Facts (Lentil-Ham Soup)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 186,
  • Fat, total (g) 2,
  • chol. (mg) 14,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 26,
  • Monounsaturated fat (g) 0,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 12,
  • sugar (g) 4,
  • pro. (g) 17,
  • vit. A (IU) 64,
  • vit. C (mg) 9,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 2,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 202,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 849,
  • Potassium (mg) 569,
  • calcium (mg) 91,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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