Slow-Cooker Smoky Pea Soup

Slow-Cooker Smoky Pea Soup
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Rinse the ham hocks and place them in a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker along with the peas, carrots, celery, onion, garlic, broth, bay leaf, and thyme.
  2. Cook, covered, until the meat is tender, on high for 4 to 5 hours or on low for 7 to 8 hours.
  3. Remove and discard the bay leaf. Transfer the ham hocks to a plate and let sit until cool enough to handle, at least 10 minutes. Shred the meat and stir it into the soup.
By March, 2004

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 454
  • Calcium 83mg
  • Carbohydrate 47g
  • Cholesterol 62mg
  • Fat 14g
  • Fiber 18g
  • Iron 4mg
  • Protein 35mg
  • Sat Fat 5g
  • Sodium 566mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

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This soup deserves an accompaniment of homemade corn bread or biscuits.

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