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Slow-Cooker Tuscan Bean Soup

slow-cooker tuscan bean soup Entree Italian
Slow-Cooker Tuscan Bean Soup
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 8 hr 25 min
  • Servings 6

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

Updated November 15, 2010
Progresso Broth
Make with
Progresso Broth

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

  • Sliced cooked sausage can be used in place of the ham.
  • 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.
  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
9%
Sodium
1470mg
61%
Potassium
1570mg
45%
Total Carbohydrate
50g
17%
Dietary Fiber
11g
44%
Sugars
4g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
140%
140%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
40%
40%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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