Smoked Ham and Lentil Soup

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Soup, Chili & Stew
Smoked Ham and Lentil Soup

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Recipe Data

8
Servings
20min
Prep
50min
Total

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    Description

    Aromatic fennel brings a sweet and mildly spicy flavor to this fiber- and protein-rich soup. Serve with slices of crunchy toasted ciabatta or whole grain bread.

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    Ingredients
    Serves 8
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    1medium fennel bulb
    4 clove(s)garlic, minced
    1 tbsp.Hy-Vee Select olive oil
    1large onion, chopped
    1medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
    9 c.water
    1 ¾ c.lentils, rinsed and drained
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee dried thyme
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee salt
    ¼ tsp.Hy-Vee black pepper
    8 oz.smoked, fully-cooked ham, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

    Directions

    1. Cut stalk from fennel, reserving fennel fronds for garnish. Chop enough of the fennel bulb to equal 1 1/2 cups; set aside.
    2. In a stockpot, cook garlic in hot oil over medium heat for 1 minute. Add onion and cook until tender and golden brown. Add sweet potato and chopped fennel; cook until tender, stirring occasionally. Add water, lentils, thyme, salt and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 25 to 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in ham. Heat through.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    230 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 4g
    • Cholesterol: 15mg
    • Sodium: 650mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 34g
    • Protein: 17g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 90%
    0%
    Vitamin C 20%
    0%
    Iron 25%
    0%
    Calcium 6%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Fall 2014.