Easy Ham and Lentil Soup

Easy Ham and Lentil Soup

This soup tastes like it has been cooking all day. Use pantry staple canned lentils and deli-sliced black forest ham to make this recipe easy and delicious.

Makes
6
  • Ingredients

    2 Tbsp canola oil (30 mL)

    1 onion, diced (1)

    2 stalks celery, diced (2)

    2 carrots, diced (2)

    2 cloves garlic, minced (2)

    3 Tbsp tomato paste (45 mL)

    1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves (2 mL)

    1/4 tsp ground cloves (1 mL)

    1 - 19oz can lentils, drained and rinsed

    7 oz black forest ham, diced (200 g)

    5 cups no-salt added vegetable broth (1250 mL)

  • Directions
    1. In a large pot, add canola oil and heat over medium-high heat. Add onion, celery, carrots and garlic. Sauté for 5 minutes or until vegetables begin to soften.
    2. Stir in the tomato paste, thyme, lentils and black forest ham.  Pour in broth and bring to a boil.
    3. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer covered for 15 minutes or until the vegetables are fork-tender.

Nutritional Analysis

Servings
6
Calories
211
Total Fat
6.5 g
Saturated Fat
0.8 g
Cholesterol
16 mg
Sodium
611 mg
Carbohydrates
26.5 g
Fiber
5.1 g
Sugars
8.3 g
Protein
12.8 g
Potassium
652 mg