• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 2 hr 45 min
  • total: 3 hr 15 min
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    Ever find yourself with a leftover ham bone from Thanksgiving dinner? This Ham & Vegetable Soup is the perfect leftover meal! A reader favorite and one of the most popular soup recipes ever! Click the picture for the recipe.

    Ingredients

    • 4 pounds meaty ham bone
    • 4 cups onion, large dice
    • 4 cups celery, large dice
    • 4 cups carrot, large dice
    • 4 sprigs fresh parsley with stems
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 2 ½ quarts water
    • 4 whole pepper corns
    • Ham stock from above, about 1½ - 2 quarts
    • 1 quart vegetable stock
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 8 slices bacon, diced
    • 1 ½ cups leeks, white only, cleaned of sand and diced
    • 1 cup celery, small dice, about two large stalks
    • 2½ cups carrots, one inch dice
    • 2 tablespoons fresh garlic, minced
    • 2 teaspoons dry thyme
    • 3 bay leaves
    • 1 Roma tomato, seeded and diced
    • 8 ounces Parmesan cheese rinds, optional (we save them in the freezer for soups)
    • 1 ½ pounds russet potatoes, peeled and diced into bite sized pieces
    • 1 head Tuscan kale, cleaned from ribs and cut up
    • 2 cups frozen kernel corn
    • 1 15.5-ounce can small white beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1½ pounds leftover ham from bone diced (or purchase a deli ham steak and dice)
    • 1 cup light cream

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 2128 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 71 g 108.77%
    • Saturated Fat: 27 g 137.14%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 623 mg 207.55%
    • Sodium: 14613 mg 608.89%
    • Calcium: 480 mg 48.01%
    • Potassium: 3553 mg 101.5%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 10 mg 55.97%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 79 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 19 g 77.53%
    • Sugar: 17 g
    • Protein: 264 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Vitamin A 585.91%
    • Vitamin C 39.51%
    • Vitamin D 68.69%
    • * 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 - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables6
    • Exchange - Lean Meat36
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total3 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total35 oz-eq

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