Ham and Lentil Soup Recipe – Quick, Easy and Healthy Recipes

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Ham and Lentil Soup is an Ideal Dinner soup everybody will enjoy. It can makeup with leftover Lunch Ham into a nice Dinner soup. Family can enjoy with cruchy French bread.


  • 1 (32 ounce) carton low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 ½ cups cubed cooked ham
  • 1 cup dried lentils
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
Ham and Lentil Soup

Direction for making Ham and Lentil Soup

  1. In an Instant Pot or Crock Pot Stir chicken broth, water, carrots, celery, onion, lentils, garlic, and red wine vinegar . Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1/2 an hour or till the carrots become soft.
  2. Remove ham bone. To broth, add the lentils, celery ,onions and seasonings; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until lentils are tender about 30-40 minutes.
  3. Coarsely chop and Add the ham, sausage and parsley to soup; heat through.

What are Lentils?

The lentil is an edible legume. It is an annual plant known for its lens-shaped seeds. It is about 40 cm (16 in) tall, and the seeds grow in pods, usually with two.

Which Lentils are best?

Black lentils, also known as beluga lentils, are eye-catching black lentils that resembles beluga caviar. They have a deep, earthy delicious flavor, firm texture and are the most nutritious out of all the types of lentils. Black lentils make a great side dish to pair with fish or chicken.

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