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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.

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,
  • Monosaturated 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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