Sweet Potato Ham Soup
Servings: 6
IngredientsPreparation
  • 1 tablespoon [15 g] butter or margarine
  • 1 small cleaned leek, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 pound [227 g] ham, into 3/4-inch [2-cm] cubes
  • 2 medium peleed sweet potatoes, into 3/4-inch [2-cm] cubes
  • 4 cups [1 L] chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon [2.5 mL] thyme
  • 2 ounces [56 g] fresh spinach leaves, rinsed and stems removed, grossly chopped
  • Into a large casserole, melt butter or margarine over medium heat.
  • Soften leek slices, along with minced garlic.
  • Mix in ham and sweet potato cubes, pour in chicken broth and season with thyme.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Lower heat to medium-low; cook for approximately 10 minutes more, to soften sweet potato cubes.
  • Mix in chopped spinach leaves.
  • Cover and leave to simmer for approximately 2 minutes more, to wither spinach leaves.
  • Serve immediately.