Ham & Sweet Potato Soup

Alternative Options

  1. To make a sensational vegan recipe, substitute ham and chicken soup for vegetable alternatives
  2. Try different types of sweet potatoes and yams, to experiment with flavors


  1. If you want to add a little extra kick, add in some ground ginger

6 ounce
extra lean sliced ham, low sodium
1 unit
1 unit
1⁄2 teaspoon
coriander/cilantro/chinese parsley
1 cup
Coconut Milk
8 ounce
sweet potato
2 cup
chicken broth soup, low-sodium
1⁄4 teaspoon
bay leaf
1⁄2 teaspoon
allspice, ground

1. Dice ham and brown in large Dutch oven over medium heat for 3 minutes.
2. Add in diced onions and cook for 5 to 7 minutes.
3. Mince garlic and add to pan.
4. Add in coriander and allspice and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
5. Gradually stir in broth, scraping up any browned bits.
6. Stir in the coconut milk, diced sweet potatoes, and bay leaf and bring to a boil.
7. Reduce heat to a gentle simmer and cook until the potatoes are tender.
8. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Prep time15 minutes
Cooking time15 minutes