Slow-Cooker Golden Pea and Ham Soup

Slow-Cooker Golden Pea and Ham Soup

Yellow split peas give a pretty tawny color to hearty soup packed with ham, carrots and seasonings.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

8:40

Hrs:Mins

Makes

5

servings

1
bag (1 lb) yellow split peas, rinsed, sorted
1
cup julienne-cut carrots (from 10-oz bag)
1/2
lb cooked ham, chopped (1 1/3 cups)
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso® chicken broth (4 cups)
1 1/2
cups water
  1. In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients.
  2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  3. Increase heat setting to High. Stir well. Cover; cook 30 minutes longer.
Makes 5 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tip
If julienne-cut carrots are not available, coarsely shred 1 or 2 carrots.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 390
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 1410mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 51g
    • (Dietary Fiber 25g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 33g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 3 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.