Ham Lentil Soup

Ham Lentil Soup is tasty in the colder months and it fits nicely in our budget.

Ham Lentil Soup

Cook Time: 6 hours

Yield: 10-12 servings

Ham Lentil Soup


2 c of lentils, soaked the night before
1c of celery, chopped
1c of onion, chopped
1 c of carrots, sliced
4 cloves of garlic, minced (I use more)
1 t dried basil
1/2 t dried thyme
1/2 t black pepper
1 t crushed red pepper, optional
2 bay leaves (remove before serving)
1 1/2 - 2 c of cooked ham, diced
32 oz of beef or chicken broth
2 c of water
1/2 c tomato sauce


Don;t forget to soak beans the night before
Dump everything in slow cooker
Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4 hours
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I always use leftover ham.

Serve this with honey wheat bread and a caesar salad.

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