Lentil Soup

Come home to this filling ham and lentil soup slow-cooked for dinner using Progresso® chicken broth.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 8 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
lb smoked ham shanks
2
cartons (32 oz each) Progresso™ chicken broth (8 cups)
1
package (16 oz) dried lentils (2 1/4 cups), sorted, rinsed
4
medium stalks celery, chopped (2 cups)
4
medium carrots, chopped (2 cups)
3
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cups shredded fresh spinach
  • 1 Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Mix all ingredients except spinach in cooker.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
  • 3 Remove ham from cooker; place on cutting board. Pull meat from bones, using 2 forks; discard bones and skin. Stir ham and spinach into soup. Stir well before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    30),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3 1/2g
    3 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    920mg
    920%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    10g
    10%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    25g
    25%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    130%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    35%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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