Ham and Sweet Potato Soup Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Ham and Sweet Potato Soup Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Ham and Sweet Potato Soup

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"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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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins

    45 mins


  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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Sep 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 ;)

May 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.


10 Ratings

Feb 17, 2014

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

Feb 20, 2014

I had originally rated this recipe 4 stars. After letting the soup sit in the fridge for 2 days, I had it for lunch and it was delicious. Thank you!

Feb 12, 2014

I used some of my homemade pesto rather than the dry basil and parsley. I also omitted the milk and flour because my husband isn't fond of cream soups. It was wonderful and very simple to make. This recipe is definitely a keeper.

Jan 08, 2014

Excellent soup, and a good way to use leftover ham. I used nonfat milk and low sodium chicken broth to make it even healthier. Hubby loved it, and so did I!

Dec 30, 2013

I made this soup with some left over spiral ham and it was outstanding! So much flavor packed into each bite. I did make two changes: 1) I left out the corn 2) I ran it through the blender at the end once everything was cooked through then I added some fresh chunks of ham to the creamed soup. Thìs is by far the best loaded potato stylesoup I've ever had.

Mar 12, 2014

This soup was amazing. My husband is on his seconds now and said, "This is one of the best soups I have ever had," This coming from a man who usually responds when I ask him how something tastes with, "it's ok." I only added a little salt and my picture should show, if it uploads, red bell pepper instead of green cause I had it on hand. Worth a five star rating.


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  • Calories
  • 260 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 43 mg
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 14.8 g
  • 23%
  • Fiber
  • 2.7 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 9.5 g
  • 19%
  • Sodium
  • 919 mg
  • 37%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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