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Slow Cooker Lentil and Ham Soup
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16 INGREDIENTS • 9 STEPS • 7HRS 30MINS

Slow Cooker Lentil and Ham Soup

With very little effort, the whole family can enjoy a hearty and satisfying soup made from scratch. It’s a wonderful bowl to warm everyone up from a day of outdoor activities even if it’s not a holiday.
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Compelled to Cook
Hello, I'm Nicole! I aim to help you elevate your everyday meals with recipes that make the most of your casual family breakfasts, weeknight dinners and entertaining occasions.
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With very little effort, the whole family can enjoy a hearty and satisfying soup made from scratch. It’s a wonderful bowl to warm everyone up from a day of outdoor activities even if it’s not a holiday.
7HRS 30MINS
Total Time
$6.51
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
us / metric
Green Lentils
1 1/2 cups
Green Lentils
White Onion
1 1/2 cups
Chopped White Onions
1/4-inch dice
Celery
2 stalks
Celery, chopped
1/4-inch dice
Carrot
2
Carrots, chopped
1/2-inch dice
Green Cabbage
2 cups
Green Cabbage, chopped
1/2-inch dice
Garlic
2 cloves
Garlic, minced
Fresh Parsley
1 Tbsp
Chopped Fresh Parsley
or 1 tsp Dried Parsley
Dried Thyme
as needed
Dried Thyme
Cooked Ham
1
Small Cooked Ham
bone-in
or Smoked Pork Hock
Chicken Broth
8 cups
Chicken Broth
or Vegetable Broth
Fresh Dill
to taste
Chopped Fresh Dill
Sour Cream
as needed
Salt
to taste
Distilled White Vinegar
2 tsp
Distilled White Vinegar
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
808
Fat
22.4 g
Protein
121.8 g
Carbs
59.9 g
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Author's Notes

For a vegetarian/vegan option, use vegetable broth and omit the ham and sour cream.

Makes 10 cups.
Cooking InstructionsHide images
step 1
Rinse and drain the Green Lentils (1 1/2 cups).
step 2
Add lentils along with White Onions (1 1/2 cups), Celery (2 stalks), Carrots (2), Green Cabbage (2 cups), Garlic (2 cloves), Fresh Parsley (1 Tbsp), Bay Leaf (1), and Dried Thyme (as needed) to your slow cooker.
step 2 Add lentils along with White Onions (1 1/2 cups), Celery (2 stalks), Carrots (2), Green Cabbage (2 cups), Garlic (2 cloves), Fresh Parsley (1 Tbsp), Bay Leaf (1), and Dried Thyme (as needed) to your slow cooker.
step 3
To prep the Cooked Ham (1), cut excess ham away from the bone and set aside.
step 4
Add ham bone and Chicken Broth (7 cups) to slow cooker. Stir to combine, cover and cook on low for about 7 hours, stirring once or twice.
step 5
While soup is cooking, coarsely chop or shred ham. Cover and refrigerate until soup is ready.
step 5 While soup is cooking, coarsely chop or shred ham. Cover and refrigerate until soup is ready.
step 6
After 7 hours, remove ham bone and bay leaf from soup. Adjust consistency with the Chicken Broth (1 cup). Stir in chopped ham and Distilled White Vinegar (2 tsp).
step 7
Cover and allow to cook for 5-10 more minutes to warm ham.
step 8
Add a generous sprinkle of Fresh Dill (to taste) and season to taste with Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
step 9
Serve with a dollop of Sour Cream (as needed) and sprinkle with more fresh dill.
step 9 Serve with a dollop of Sour Cream (as needed) and sprinkle with more fresh dill.
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Budget-Friendly
Gluten-Free
Comfort Food
Slow Cooker
Healthy
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Soup
Winter
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