Healthy Slow-Cooker Split Pea Soup
Calories from Fat: 60
Total Fat: 6g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Trans Fat: 0g
Total Carbohydrate: 33g
Dietary Fiber: 16g
% of Daily Value:
Vitamin A: 80%
Vitamin C: 2%
7 cups water
1 package (16 ounces) dried split peas (2 1/4 cups), sorted and rinsed
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 medium carrots, cut into 1/4-inch slices (1 1/2 cups)
2 medium stalks celery, finely chopped (1 cup)
1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1 ham bone, 2 pounds ham shanks or 2 pounds smoked pork hocks
Mix all ingredients except ham in 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Add ham.
Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours or until peas are tender.
Remove ham from cooker; place on cutting board. Pull meat from bones, using 2 forks; discard bones and skin. Stir ham into soup. Stir well before serving.
Original Recipe: Betty Crocker