"A delicious hearty soup made with extra dinner left overs!"
Ham & Sweet Potato Soup
“Anytime I make a big family dinner and there is a lot of the protein and veggies left over... I make a soup by adding a few extra ingredients I have in the pantry. You would never know it was an intentional recipe... Shhh that will be our secret!”
Prep Time - 25 Minutes
Cook Time – 1 & 20 Minutes Hour
Total Time - 1hr 45 mins
1 1/2 pounds cooked ham 4 sweet potatoes peeled and cubed
1 pint of mushrooms, cleaned and sliced with stems
1/2 large sweet onion, diced
1 large clove garlic, minced
2 13.75 cans vegetable broth
1 12-15oz can diced tomatoes
1 10oz bag frozen vegetable mix of corn, carrots and green beans
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
2 cans of water, use broth cans
1 10oz package of star, alphabet, or rotini pasta
Salt and pepper to taste
2 cubes of chicken or beef bullion
3 Tablespoons butter
In a large sauce pan or dutch oven, melt butter add cubed sweet potatoes and onion with a pinch of salt. Sauté over medium heat until tender.
Lower heat to low medium. Add in minced garlic, mushrooms and ham. Sauté for 8 minutes. Add in frozen vegetables, diced tomatoes with liquid, broth, water and bullion cubes. Cook for 1 hour on simmer-low. Stirring occasionally.
Add in pasta, stir and cook for an additional 20 minutes. Stir in parsley.
Serve with crusty Italian or French bread.
"This soup is perfect for a cold day (or any day for that matter!), grab your big hunny, a blanket for two and a favorite movie and snuggle up to this delicious bowl of soup that will warm your souls."
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