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High Protein Ham & Potato Soup – FULL CAL

Ham & Potato Soup

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Course: Soup
Cooking Method: Instant Pot, Stovetop
Recipe Type: Pork, Soups & Stews
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 534kcal


  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced leeks probably 1 large leek or 2 small
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 11 oz cubed ham try to get as natural/organic type of ham as you can locate
  • 8 oz yukon gold potatoes cubed (about two potatoes, 1 1/2 cups medium dice)
  • 3 cups chicken stock no msg
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream stir in after cooking
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives topping
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley topping
  • 2 slices no sugar added bacon cooked and crumbled, topping


  • Set Instant Pot to sauté mode. Heat the olive oil and sauté the onion, celery, carrots, garlic, and leeks for 4-5 minutes, until softened.
  • Turn off sauté mode and stir in the Italian seasoning, pepper, ham, potatoes, and chicken stock.
  • Cook on high pressure for 15 mins. Manually release the pressure then scoop out about a cup of the soup and blend with the heavy cream until smooth. Stir back into the soup.
    (Optional. Can also just stir in the heavy cream.)
  • Top each serving with chives, parsley, and 1 slice of crumbled bacon.


Calories: 534kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 29g | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 14g | Net Carbs: 30g