Slow Cooker Lentil And Ham Soup Recipe

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Slow Cooker Lentil and Ham Soup

Benny Shackelford

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@Spends2much

My wife Nancy and I found the basis of this soup on another site, now I can't find the other site. We adapted this soup to our no salt soup. Try it. Think you will like it. This version of the recipe is presented by Ben/Mojo's Diner.


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Serves:

4 easily

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

11 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

1 c
dried lentil
1 c
chopped celery
1 c
chopped carrots
1 c
chopped onions
2 clove
garlic minced, always put more garlic since you can't get too much, especially if it's fresh
1 1/2 c
diced cook ham. we cooked ours since we purchase unprocessed ham
1/2 tsp
dried basil
1/2 tsp
dried thyme
1/2 tsp
oregano-if yoou like thyme, cheat a little
1 large
bay leeaf
1/4 tsp
black pepper. we use a little more since we like a little kick
32 oz
chicken broth. use low sodium if you can't get sodium free
1 c
water
1/4 c
tomato sauce. use the no sodium added type

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a 3 1/2 quart or larger slow cooker combine the lentil, celery, carrots,onion, garlic and ham.
2
Seson with basil, thyme, oregano,pepper and the bay leaf.
3
Stir in the chicken broth, water and tomato sauce.
4
Cover cook and on low for 11 hrs.
5
Remove the bay leaf before serving.

We started on high for an hour at first then turned it down to slow. This way you can cook the soup in about 6 hours. For those of you working or will not be home turn the soup down, go ahead slow cook for 11 hrs.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups, Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy