Creamy Ham, Bean, and Tortellini Soup

Creamy Ham, Bean, and Tortellini Soup

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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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    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.
  2. Step 2

    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.
  3. Step 3

    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.