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Easy Slow-Cooker Ham Bone Soup

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 5 hr 15 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Enjoy this wonderful slow-cooker ham bone soup loaded with beans, vegetables and ham.

Ingredients

1
lb smoked ham shank or ham bone
1/2
cup chopped carrot
1/2
cup chopped celery
1/2
cup chopped onion
2
cans (15.8 oz each) great northern beans, drained, rinsed
5
cups Progresso™ reduced sodium chicken broth (from two 32-oz cartons)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper

Steps

  • 1 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place ham shank in slow cooker; add remaining ingredients.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours or until ham shank is tender.
  • 3 Remove ham shank; cut into small pieces. Stir into slow cooker. To thicken, mash beans with fork.
  • 1 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place ham shank in slow cooker; add remaining ingredients.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours or until ham shank is tender.
  • 3 Remove ham shank; cut into small pieces. Stir into slow cooker. To thicken, mash beans with fork.

Expert Tips

This hearty ham bone soup is delicious with hot-from-the oven crescents or biscuits.

For more flavor, add 1 bay leaf the last hour of cook time.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
11%
Sodium
670mg
28%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
7g
31%
Sugars
2g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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