Rating: 5 stars
62 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 53
  • 4 star values: 6
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  • 1 star values: 1

One of my family's go-to recipes for using leftover Christmas ham. Enjoy with crusty French bread.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Stir chicken broth, water, carrots, celery, onion, lentils, garlic, and red wine vinegar together in a large stockpot; bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and cook at a simmer until the carrots are tender, about 10 minutes.

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  • Stir ham, mustard, salt, and pepper into the soup; continue cooking until the lentils are tender, 20 to 30 minutes more.

Cook's Notes:

Just before serving, sprinkle some grated Parmesan cheese on top.

For added smoky flavor, add 1 to 2 teaspoons paprika.

Nutrition Facts

178 calories; protein 13g; carbohydrates 19.4g; fat 5.4g; cholesterol 16.1mg; sodium 693.8mg. Full Nutrition
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