Slow-Cooker Golden Pea and Ham Soup

Yellow split peas give a pretty tawny color to hearty soup packed with ham, carrots and seasonings.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 8 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 5

Ingredients

1
bag (1 lb) yellow split peas, rinsed, sorted
1
cup julienne-cut carrots (from 10-oz bag)
1/2
lb cooked ham, chopped (1 1/3 cups)
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ chicken broth (4 cups)
1 1/2
cups water
  • 1 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Increase heat setting to High. Stir well. Cover; cook 30 minutes longer.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    390
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    1410mg
    1410%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    51g
    51%
    (Dietary Fiber
    25g
    25%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    33g
    33%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    90%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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