Potato & Ham Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Potato & Ham Soup recipe? Learn how to make Potato & Ham Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by bev815

Makes 8 servings



If you want to save a bit of sodium and calories, leave the ham out. Great potato soup without it.

Recipe Ingredients for Potato & Ham Soup

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
8 oz. Ham, 96% fat free and diced
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme or parsley
5 cups chopped peeled potatoes
2 cups water
4 cups unsalted chicken broth, Kitchen Basics
1/2 cup fat free sour cream (optional)
1 Freshly ground pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Potato & Ham Soup

  1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat until hot. Add ham, onion and celery; cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 4 to 6 minutes. Add garlic and thyme (or parsley); cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 10 seconds.

  2. Stir in potatoes. Add water and broth; bring to a lively simmer over high heat. Reduce heat to maintain a lively simmer and cook until very tender, about 15 minutes.

  3. Puree 2 cups of the soup in a blender until smooth. (Use caution when pureeing hot liquids.) Stir in sour cream (if using), salt and pepper.

Categories

Potatoes, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 318.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
172
Calories from Fat
105
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.7g
18%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
455mg
19%
Potassium
410mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
21.6g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
2.9g
Protein
9.4g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 4% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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