Got leftover ham from the holiday that you don't know what to do with? Look no further. Transform it into a rich and creamy soup. Don't be surprised if your family asks you to make a ham just to have this soup from the leftovers. Garnish with shredded Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley if desired.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
30 mins
additional:
5 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt butter in a large soup pot over medium heat. Add onion and cook for 2 minutes. Add carrots and celery and cook an additional 2 minutes. Sprinkle flour over mixture and cook 2 more minutes.

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  • Mix chicken broth, cannellini beans, ham, Dijon mustard, Italian seasoning, and crushed red pepper flakes into the pot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

  • Add tortellini and cook 5 minutes. Stir in half-and-half and turn stove off. Let soup sit for 5 minutes. Ladle soup into bowls and garnish with Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley.

Nutrition Facts

454 calories; protein 21.6g; carbohydrates 45.4g; fat 20.1g; cholesterol 67.1mg; sodium 2365.5mg. Full Nutrition
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