Sweet Potato and Ham Soup – Great Comfort Food


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The past few weeks the weather around here has been dismal. Very low temperatures (below zero when I got in my car this morning), and lots of snow. Obviously spring on the calendar doesn’t line up with Mother Nature’s plans, and that means I am still in the mood for some comfort food.

When I think of comfort food, I think of things like stews, roasts, and more often than not….soup.

Recently, I had a chance to use some sweet potatoes to make an amazing Sweet Potato and Ham Soup. Even if you don’t like sweet potatoes your just might like this one!

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    More Great Soup Recipes

    I’m always on the hunt for a great soup recipe. Something that can be my go-to option for a cold winter day (or spring in this case). I found a few recipes from around the blogosphere that look really great, and easy to boot!

    Sharon, from Hobbies on a Budget has this great Vegetable Soup recipe (and some freezer tips!):

    Erin, from For Him and My Family shared this great Gluten Free/Dairy Free Broccoli Cheese soup:

    Erin also shared with us a homemade Cream of Mushroom soup that is also gluten free:

    Heidi, from Save More Spend Less shared a great Slow Cooker Taco Soup as well as Nana’s Vegetable soup:


    Do you have a great soup that you just have to make every year?  Let us know your go-to option in the comments below!


    This sweet potato soup recipe originally published by me at MomItForward.com on 01/18/2013. Pictures and the recipe are my own.

    Jesica H

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    7 thoughts on “Sweet Potato and Ham Soup – Great Comfort Food

    • March 22, 2013 at 11:39 am
      I love soup! These recipes look very tasty! We too are in the freeze zone! Below zero in March...is too cold for me! Wednesday night it got down to -16 with wind chill at my house! BURRR!!!! I am hoping when SPRING gets here...it stays till Summer. Reply
      • March 22, 2013 at 11:40 am
        You and me both Debbie, You and me both! I cannot take this cold weather much longer, lol. Reply
    • March 22, 2013 at 11:53 am
      Oh yeah! We're supposed to have snow here this weekend! I'm definitely thinking soup will be on the menu!!! Thanks for sharing my veg soup! :-) Reply
    • March 22, 2013 at 1:51 pm
      Ohh this looks sooo good! It's still chilly weather here so I think that soup MUST be in order ;) Reply
    • September 3, 2013 at 7:26 pm
      We have potato and ham soup regularly but I've never tried it with sweet potato - looks good though! Reply
    • September 30, 2013 at 7:48 pm
      These soups look so good. I love Broccoli & cheese soup. But the Sweet potato and Ham soup looks good also. Reply

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