Slow Cooker Ham Soup with Potatoes & Kale

Not sure what to do with a ham bone? This Slow Cooker Ham Soup with Potatoes and Kale is both easy to prepare and flavorful, thanks to the use of a slow cooker and the rich flavor that a leftover ham bone imparts.

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You’ll love how comforting a bowl of this creamy ham and potato soup is during cold weather.


1. In a slow cooker, combine the hambone, water, 1/2 yellow onion, celery, carrot, parsley, and peppercorns. Cook on high heat for 1 - 2 hours.


2. Afterwards, strain through a fine mesh strainer, making sure to reserve the broth. Discard the onion, celery, carrot ham bone, and peppercorns. Return the broth to the slow cooker. Set aside.


3. In a large sauté pan or cast iron skillet, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and carrot and sauté for 3 - 4 minutes.

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