Smoked Ham Hock and Cabbage Soup Recipe

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Smoked Ham Hock and Cabbage Soup
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  1. Remove skin from smoked ham hocks.
  2. In a large soup pot, heat oil over medium heat. Saute carrots, onions, chopped celery, oregano. thyme, bay leaf, and ham hocks until carrots are tender-about 10 minutes.
  3. Add the cabbage, garlic, and black pepper, and saute 5 minutes longer or until cabbage is tender.
  4. Add all the liquid and the whole stalk of celery and bring to a boil over high heat.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer, covered for 1 1/2 hours.
  6. Remove ham hocks and set aside to cool. Discard stalk of celery and bay leaf.
  7. Skim some or all fat.
  8. Remove meat from cooled ham hocks and add back into the soup.
  9. Add brown sugar. Salt very carefully. Allow to heat fully and serve.
  10. If you want it a little sweeter, add a little more brown sugar.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 96.35 Kcal (403 kJ)
Calories from fat 31.66 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.52g 5%
Sodium 177.81mg 7%
Potassium 401.48mg 9%
Total Carbs 14.83g 5%
Sugars 8.32g 33%
Dietary Fiber 5.14g 21%
Protein 2.51g 5%
Vitamin C 45.6mg 76%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 6%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 79mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 39.85 Kcal (167 kJ)
Calories from fat 13.09 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.45g 5%
Sodium 73.53mg 7%
Potassium 166.03mg 9%
Total Carbs 6.13g 5%
Sugars 3.44g 33%
Dietary Fiber 2.13g 21%
Protein 1.04g 5%
Vitamin C 18.9mg 76%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 6%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 32.7mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 1.4
  • 2

Good Points

  • low calorie,
  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free

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