Smokey Bean and Cabbage Soup

Enjoy this hearty ham, vegetable and bean soup. A no-fuss dinner made ahead in a slow cooker!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 10 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups coarsely chopped cabbage
1
cup chopped onions
2
medium carrots, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
1
medium turnip, peeled, chopped (1 cup)
2
(15-oz.) cans navy beans, drained, rinsed
1
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
bay leaf
6
cups water
1
(1-lb.) smoked ham shank, trimmed of fat
  • 1 In 3 1/2 or 4-quart slow cooker, combine all ingredients except ham shank; stir gently to mix. Add ham shank. Cover; cook on low setting for at least 10 hours or until vegetables are tender.
  • 2 Remove and discard bay leaf. Remove ham shank; cool slightly. Remove meat from bone; coarsely chop. Add meat to soup.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 2/3 Cups
    Calories
    270
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    960mg
    960%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    10g
    10%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    24g
    24%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    140%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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