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Festive Ham & Sweet Potato Soup

Preparation Time
5 minutes
Cooking Time
20 minutes
Product(s) used


  • 2 cups Grimm’s Festive Ham, diced
  • 2 medium to large-sized sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 small onion, diced small
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 celery stalk, diced small
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 2 tsp fresh parsley, plus more for garnish if desired
  • ​salt & Pepper to taste


  1. In a large soup pot with olive oil, sauté celery, onions, and garlic until translucent.
  2. Add in sweet potato and chicken broth, bring to a boil.
  3. Once sweet potatoes are soft, reduce heat to medium.
  4. Add in 1/2 of the Festive ham, thyme, maple syrup, dijon mustard, and let the flavours of the stock begin to build.
  5. In batches, blend the soup mixture until smooth or use a hand blender directly in the pot.
  6. Stir in remaining ham, reserving a bit for garnish.
  7. Ladle soup into bowls and top with fresh parsley and leftover ham.