Slow-Cooker Smoky Pea Soup
Serves 6| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- 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.
- Cook, covered, until the meat is tender, on high for 4 to 5 hours or on low for 7 to 8 hours.
- 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.
- 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 .
This soup deserves an accompaniment of homemade corn bread or biscuits.