Slow Cooker Ham and Bean Soup
Slow Cooker Ham and Bean Soup
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 7 hr
  • total: 7 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    The BEST rich, hearty slow cooker ham and bean soup! Perfect for leftover holiday ham or use store bought ham to make it year-round. Easy and delicious!

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound dry bean soup mix (Goya, Bob’s Red Mill, and Hamms (omit the packet) are popular and easy to find, OR swap 1 pound of dry great northern, pinto, cannellini, or navy beans)
    • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 small red onion (diced)
    • 1 cup carrots (cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 3 to 4 medium carrots))
    • 1 cup celery (cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 3 stalks))
    • 2 cloves garlic (minced (about 2 teaspoons))
    • 1 meaty ham bone (or swap 1 pound cooked diced or shredded leftover ham, about 2 1/2 cups diced/shredded)
    • 4 cups unsalted chicken stock, beef broth, or vegetable broth (be SURE to use unsalted)
    • 2 cups water (plus additional as needed)
    • 1 (15-ounce) can diced tomatoes in their juices
    • 3/4 pound new potatoes or Yukon gold potatoes (cut into 1/2-inch dice (about 2 1/3 cup), optional)
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
    • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper (plus additional to taste)
    • 2 large sprigs fresh rosemary or a small bundle of fresh thyme or a mix of the two
    • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
    • 1 cup peas (fresh or frozen)
    • Kosher salt (to taste; the amount you need, if any at all, will vary based on the saltiness of your ham bone)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 268 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 5 g 8.18%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 8.63%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 41 mg 13.5%
    • Sodium: 1032 mg 43.01%
    • Calcium: 40 mg 3.96%
    • Potassium: 472 mg 13.49%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 25.56%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 33 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 27%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 19 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 80.62%
    • Vitamin C 32.78%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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