This slow-cooker ham and bean soup is bursting with vegetables. All but two ingredients go right into the cooker and combine to create the most delicious soup. Add pasta and chopped cabbage for the last hour and you'll be rewarded with a heartwarming one-pot meal that serves eight.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine broth, pasta sauce, tomatoes, green beans, cannellini beans, mushrooms, carrots, bell pepper, onion, ham, Italian seasoning, garlic and ground pepper in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker (see Tip). Stir gently to mix.

  • Cover and cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours or on High for 3 to 4 hours. If using Low, turn to High and stir in cabbage and pasta. Cover and cook for 1 hour more or until pasta is tender.


Tip: For easy cleanup, line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Equipment: 5- to 6-quart slow cooker

Nutrition Facts

182.6 calories; protein 8.4g 17% DV; carbohydrates 29.4g 10% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 6.3g 25% DV; sugars 9.5g; fat 4.2g 6% DV; saturated fat 0.5g 3% DV; cholesterol 2.4mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 3676IU 74% DV; vitamin c 68.9mg 115% DV; folate 63.9mcg 16% DV; calcium 65.7mg 7% DV; iron 3.1mg 18% DV; magnesium 25.6mg 9% DV; potassium 479mg 13% DV; sodium 569.2mg 23% DV.