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?
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Wild Rice-Ham Soup
- 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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