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Ham and Sweet Potato Soup

Ham and Sweet Potato Soup

  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    25 m
  • Ready In

    45 m
foxy1

foxy1

This is the best soup. I made to use up what I had on hand and it turned out delicious. My family loved it and it was a quick dinner.

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  • Calories:
  • 260 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 14.8 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 23g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 9.5 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 43 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 919 mg
  • 37%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Combine chicken stock, sweet potatoes, ham, celery, and onion in a stockpot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook until sweet potatoes are tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir green bell pepper, carrot, corn, garlic, basil, parsley flakes, black pepper, and salt into soup and simmer until vegetables are softened, 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat; whisk flour into butter using a fork. Cook and stir mixture until thickened, about 1 minute. Slowly stir milk into butter-flour mixture until completely smooth; continue cooking and stirring over medium-low heat until thickened, 4 to 5 more minutes. Stir Cheddar cheese into milk mixture until melted and smooth.
  3. Stir milk-Cheddar cheese mixture into soup; cook until thickened and heated through, about 5 minutes.
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chrisy
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chrisy

9/16/2014

Yum, yum, yum! The only bad thing was all the chopping, especially since I am slow at it...so if you have little ones get your chopping up earlier in the day ;)

AudraB
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AudraB

5/23/2014

We added this to our list of favorites. Delicious. And we didn't have ham, so we substituted pork, and it worked just fine.

queenston
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queenston

2/17/2014

Great winter meal. Warmed up a loaf of sourdough bread, great for dipping.

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