Slow Cooker Lentil and Ham Soup

Slow Cooker Lentil and Ham Soup

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Come home at the end of the day to a richly spiced broth filled with lentils, ham and veggies. Pair it up with cornmeal muffins and you have a great meal!

Servings per recipe: 6
Calories per serving: 222
Preparation time: 20m
Total cooking time: 11h 20m


  • 1 cup dried lentils
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups diced cooked ham
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 32 ounces chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 8 teaspoons tomato sauce


  • 1   In a 3 1/2 quart or larger slow cooker combine the lentils, celery, carrots, onion, garlic and ham. Season with basil, thyme, oregano, the bay leaf and pepper. Stir in the chicken broth, water and tomato sauce. Cover and cook on Low for 11 hours. Discard the bay leaf before serving.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 6.1g 9%
    Saturated Fat 2.0g  
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 1170mg 47%
Potassium 594mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 26.3g 8%
Dietary Fiber 11.4g 46%
Protein 15.1g 30%
Sugars 4g  
Vitamin A 3878IU  
Vitamin C 16mg  
Calcium 51mg  
Iron 3mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 5mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 54mg  
Folate 172mcg