• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    Ham and Cheese Potato Soup. A quick and easy classic loaded with veggies, chicken broth, half and half, potatoes, leftover ham, sour cream, cheddar cheese, and swiss cheese! Hearty, yet light! A family favorite.

    Ingredients

    • 2  tablespoons  unsalted butter
    • 2  stalks stalks celery (diced)
    • 2 large carrots (diced)
    • 1  small yellow onion (diced)
    • 4  cloves  garlic (minced)
    • 1/2  teaspoon  salt (plus more to taste (I used 1 teaspoon))
    • 1/2  teaspoon  pepper
    • 2  tablespoons  melted unsalted butter
    • 1/4  cup  all-purpose flour
    • 3  cups  chicken broth (divided)
    • 3  cups  fat free half and half (warmed)
    • 2 pounds russet potatoes (peeled and cubed, (approximately 1/2 - 1 inch cubes) about 5 russet)
    • 1  pound  cooked and cubed ham (about 4 cups cubed)
    • 1/2  cup  sour cream (plus more for serving)
    • 2  cups  shredded cheddar cheese (freshly shred your cheese, pre-packaged doesn’t melt as well)
    • 2 cups shredded Swiss (freshly shred your cheese, pre-packaged doesn’t melt as well)
    • Chives or green onions for serving

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 440 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 28 g 43.52%
    • Saturated Fat: 18 g 89.36%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 87 mg 29%
    • Sodium: 679 mg 28.28%
    • Calcium: 471 mg 47.1%
    • Potassium: 578 mg 16.51%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.59%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 31 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 9.09%
    • Sugar: 10 g
    • Protein: 16 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 29.69%
    • Vitamin C 57.36%
    • Vitamin D 0.36%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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