Lentils With Ham & Rosemary (Slow Cooker)

“I really like the green French lentils in this. I find they hold their shape better and have a slightly peppery flavor. If you use brown lentils, you can decrease the cooking time by about one hour. For the ham, leftovers, thick sliced from the deli, or prepackaged ham steaks work fine. I serve with steamed rice and a green veggie or salad. I adapted this from Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Cookbook (who adapted it from Cooking Light).”
READY IN:
4hrs 15mins
SERVES:
8-10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a slow cooker except the ham.
  2. Cook covered on high for 3 hours.
  3. Add the ham and cook for an additional 1-2 hours or until the lentils are done.
  4. Discard the bay leaf and serve.
  5. Note: You may add the ham at the beginning of cooking, but I find it tends to dry out slightly.

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