Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Crock Pot Ham & Lentil Soup

This is one of my husbands favorites soups. 

adapted from a recipe on allrecipes.com

1 c. dried lentils 
2 c. diced cooked ham
1 c. chopped carrots
1 c. chopped celery
1 c. chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp. dried basil
1/4 tsp. dried thyme
1/2 tsp. dried oregano 
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/4 tsp salt
32 oz. chicken broth
1 c. water
8-10 tsp. tomato sauce (or paste) 

Directions: in crock pot combine lentils, garlic, celery, onions, ham and carrots. season with basil, thyme, oregano, salt and pepper; stir to combine. Add chicken broth, water, tomato sauce and bay leaf. Cook on low for 10 hours. Discard bay leaf before serving. 

1 comment:

Alli grins said...

Natalie, I made this for dinner last night and everyone LOVED it! I just had a bowl for lunch as well ad I am a big fan of this soup! It's yummy, easy and perfect for lower-carb diets. Thank you!!!

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