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 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 40 min
  • Servings 5

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.

Expert Tips

If julienne-cut carrots are not available, coarsely shred 1 or 2 carrots.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
1410mg
1410%;
Total Carbohydrate
51g
51%
(Dietary Fiber
25g
25%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
33g
33%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
25%;
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.