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.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

25 mins
4 hrs 25 mins


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

1 1/4 cups
183 calories; protein 8.4g; carbohydrates 29.4g; dietary fiber 6.3g; sugars 9.5g; fat 4.2g; saturated fat 0.5g; cholesterol 2.4mg; vitamin a iu 3676IU; vitamin c 68.9mg; folate 63.9mcg; calcium 65.7mg; iron 3.1mg; magnesium 25.6mg; potassium 479mg; sodium 569.2mg.

1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat