Slow-Cooker : Smoky Pea Soup
Need a gluten free, dairy free, and primal main course? Slow-Cooker : Smoky Pea Soup could be a great recipe to try. One serving contains 398 calories, 31g of protein, and 21g of fat. This recipe covers 21% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 6. Autumn will be even more special with this recipe. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 15 minutes. Head to the store and pick up garlic cloves, carrots, peas, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the bay leaf you could follow this main course with the Adorable Applesauce Cupcakes as a dessert.
Place them in a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker, along with the peas, carrots, celery, onion, garlic, broth, bay leaf, and thyme. Cook on low for 8 hours, or on high for 4 hours. Using tongs, remove the ham hocks. When they're cool enough to handle, pick off the meat and discard the skin and bones. Chop the meat into small pieces, return it to the soup, and stir.*A ham bone from a roast or 1/2 pound of cooked smoky bacon can be substituted; however, the soup will then require up to 1 tablespoon of salt.
Add it 1/2 teaspoon at a time, tasting after each addition.