Slow Cooker Lentil And Ham Soup Recipe

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Slow Cooker Lentil and Ham Soup

Benny Shackelford

By
@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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

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