Slow Cooker Ham Hock Minestrone Recipe

Slow Cooker Ham Hock Minestrone is a hearty and flavorful soup made with tender ham hock, vegetables, beans, and pasta. The slow cooking process allows the flavors to meld together, resulting in a comforting and satisfying dish. Serve this minestrone with crusty bread for a complete meal.

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4hr 30minstotal
15minsPrep
4hr 15minsCook
4hr 30m.total
15m.Prep
4hr 15m.Cook
Slow Cooker Ham Hock Minestrone
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Ingredients for Slow Cooker Ham Hock Minestrone Recipe

  • 0.17 Ham Hock
  • 0.17 Onion, Diced
  • 0.33 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 0.33 Carrots, Diced
  • 0.33 Stalks Of Celery, Diced
  • 0.17 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 0.17 can Cannellini Beans, Drained And Rinsed
  • 0.67 cup Chicken Or Vegetable Broth
  • 0.17 cup Small Pasta
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as required Crusty Bread For Serving

Directions: Slow Cooker Ham Hock Minestrone Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Place the ham hock, vegetables, beans, and broth in a slow cooker.
  • STEP 2.Cook on low for 8-10 hours or on high for 4-6 hours, until the ham hock is tender.
  • STEP 3.Remove the ham hock from the slow cooker, shred the meat, and discard the bone.
  • STEP 4.Return the shredded ham to the slow cooker and add the pasta.
  • STEP 5.Cook for an additional 30 minutes, or until the pasta is cooked through.
  • STEP 6.Serve the minestrone hot with crusty bread.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add additional vegetables like carrots, celery, or zucchini for extra flavor and nutrition.
  • If you prefer a thicker soup, you can mash some of the beans before adding the pasta.
  • Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or frozen for longer storage.

Storage and Serving

  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • Reheat the soup on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve with crusty bread or a side salad for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
66
calories per serving
3 g Fat2 g Protein6 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    3g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    6g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    6g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    3g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    81mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    1307mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    40mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    31mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    40mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    54mg
  • Selenium
    4mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp