This Wild Rice-Ham Soup is a comforting slow cooker soup and a mouthwatering way to repurpose leftover ham. Plus, it’s brimming with warm, tender veggies that offer a delicious fix of fiber. Which to choose? Dill Pickle Soup or Wild Rice and Ham?
For more ham ideas see How To Use Ham Leftovers
This Wild Rice Ham Soup is a comforting slow cooker soup and a mouthwatering way to repurpose leftover ham.
- 5 cups water
- 1 14 ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 1 cup chopped celery 2 stalks
- 1 cup diced cooked ham about 5 ounces
- 3/4 cup uncooked wild rice rinsed and drained
- 1 medium onion cut into thin wedges
- 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme crushed
- 1 1/2 cups chopped red sweet pepper 2 medium
- 4 cups shredded fresh spinach
In a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, combine the water, broth, celery, ham, uncooked wild rice, onion, and thyme.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours.
If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Stir in sweet pepper. Cover and cook for 30 minutes more. Stir in spinach.
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