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.

Soup Loving Nicole


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


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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; 20.1 g total fat; 67 mg cholesterol; 2365 mg sodium. 45.4 g carbohydrates; 21.6 g protein; Full Nutrition