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Healthy Slow-Cooker Split Pea Soup

Nutrition:

Calories: 300

Calories from Fat: 60

Total Fat: 6g

Saturated Fat: 2g

Trans Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 45mg

Sodium: 360mg

Potassium: 830mg

Total Carbohydrate: 33g

Dietary Fiber: 16g

Sugars: 3g

Protein: 28g

% of Daily Value:
Vitamin A: 80%

Vitamin C: 2%

Calcium: 4%

Iron: 15%

Ingredients:

  • 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

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients except ham in 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Add ham.

  2. Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours or until peas are tender.

  3. 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