Slow-Cooker Tuscan Bean Soup

Slow-Cooker Tuscan Bean Soup

Cool weather? Warm tummies with a slow cooker hearty soup.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

8:25

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1
lb small red potatoes, cut into fourths (about 3 cups)
4
medium carrots, sliced (2 cups)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cans (15 to 16 oz each) great northern beans, drained, rinsed
3 1/2
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
cups diced fully cooked ham
1
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
  1. In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except parsley and oil.
  2. Cover: cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  3. Stir in parsley and oil before serving.
Makes 6 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Sliced cooked sausage can be used in place of the ham.
Time-Saver
Although you can purchase deli ham and dice it at home, you can also purchase a package of diced ham as a great time-saver.
Serve With
This fragrant bean soup is perfect fare for a chilly winter evening. Serve with slices of a crusty French baguette and a warm cherry crisp for dessert.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 380
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 1470mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 50g
    • (Dietary Fiber 11g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 27g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.