Slow-Cooker Ham and Lentil Stew

Two steps and a short list of ingredients results in a savory stew loaded with ham and lentils.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 8 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 10

Ingredients

1
lb fully cooked smoked ham, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (3 cups)
4
medium stalks celery, chopped (2 cups)
4
medium carrots, chopped (2 cups)
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2
cans (10 1/2 oz each) condensed chicken broth
2
cups dried lentils (1 lb), sorted, rinsed
4
cups water
  • 1 In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    250
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    1090mg
    1090%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    27g
    27%
    (Dietary Fiber
    8g
    8%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    23g
    23%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    100%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    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; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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