Slow-Cooker Heavenly Ham and Bean Soup

Enjoy your dinner with this slow cooked ham soup that features Muir Glen® tomatoes, Progresso® chicken broth and beans.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 4 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 17
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
tablespoon butter
1 1/3
cups chopped onions
1
cup chopped celery
3/4
cup chopped carrots
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
cup dry white wine
1
dried bay leaf
1
tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ chicken broth
1
can (16 oz) navy beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ chick peas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
1
lb cooked ham, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1
smoked ham hock (3/4 lb)
1
tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 Spray 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook onions, celery, carrots and garlic in butter 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add wine, bay leaf and thyme; cook 5 minutes.
  • 2 In slow cooker, stir together vegetable mixture, broth, navy beans, chick peas, kidney beans, tomatoes and cubed ham. Add ham hock. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 hours.
  • 3 Remove ham hock from slow cooker; cool slightly. Remove and discard bay leaf. When cool enough to handle, remove meat from ham hock and discard bones. Add meat, vinegar and parsley to slow cooker; stir.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    300
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    ),
    Sodium
    1870mg
    1870%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    25g
    25%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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