• Main Dishes | Soups + Stews
  • Instant Pot Ham and Potato Soup

    This post may contain affiliate links for which I earn a commission. Read my disclosure page here.

    Delicious and hearty Instant Pot Ham and Potato Soup made with leftover ham and russet potatoes. Made for less than 30 minutes. Perfect for cold weather!

    Instant Pot Ham and Potato Soup-1

    This easy and comforting Instant Pot Ham and Potato Soup is so delicious and flavorful! Even though Spring is only a couple of days away, I am still craving delicious and hearty soups. I have made this soup several times this winter, and my husband always asks for seconds and my 1-year-old son gobbles it up. This ham and potato soup is perfect for chilly weather.

    If you have tried my Instant Pot Ham and White Bean Soup, you will love this soup as well. The competition is pretty stiff because both of these soups taste amazing! I used leftover ham from a bone-in ham. You can also use ham bone, a meaty ham shank or ham hock with some extra meat.

    If you’re making a big bone-in ham for Easter this year, don’t throw away the leftover ham bone once all the meat’s been cut off. You can add it to this ham and potato soup to add instant flavor!

    Instant Pot Ham and Potato Soup-1

    Soups are a big part of the Winter and Fall season for us – they are easy, comforting and so delicious. They instantly warm you up and are pretty much “set it, and forget it”, especially if you are using an Instant Pot. This ham and potato soup recipe is also great because you can literally dump all the ingredients, and set the Manual setting for 10 minutes. After the soup comes to pressure (in about 10-15 minutes), it takes only 10 minutes to cook, and you have a delicious meal you can eat for dinner and even for lunch the next day.

    The best part of this leftover ham bone soup with potatoes is that it’s perfect for weeknight dinners when you don’t have much time to prepare dinner. This Instant Pot soup doesn’t require much prep or cook time, but it tastes as if it has been simmering on the stove for hours. This ham potato soup is also naturally creamy when using Russet potatoes as they break up a little bit while cooking.

    Hope you make and enjoy this ham potato soup in the Instant Pot as much as you have loved the other Instant Pot recipes on the blog.

    Instant Pot Ham and Potato Soup-1


    Instant Pot Ham and Potato Soup

    Instant Pot Ham and Potato Soup-1
    5 from 23 votes
    Print Review Pin It!

    Instant Pot Ham and Potato Soup

    Delicious and hearty Instant Pot Ham and Potato Soup made with leftover ham and ham bone and russet potatoes. Made in the Instant Pot for less than 30 minutes. Perfect for cold weather!
    Prep Time 15 minutes
    Cook Time 10 minutes
    Total Time 25 minutes
    Servings 4
    Calories 434kcal

    INGREDIENTS

    INSTRUCTIONS

    • Press the “Saute” button on the Instant Pot, and add the butter, carrot, onion, garlic, and celery to the pot. Cook stirring occasionally for 5 minutes. (This is an optional step. You can dump everything in at once if you want).
    • Add the ham, potatoes, vegetable stock and heavy cream to the Instant Pot. Season with salt, pepper, and thyme, and close the lid. Lock the lid, move the valve to "Sealing" and cook on Manual for 10 minutes.
    • When the ham and potato soup is done, and you hear the beep sound, click the Cancel/Keep Warm button. Turn the valve to "Venting" and quick release until all the pressure is out.
    • Open the lid and serve warm.

    NUTRITION

    Calories: 434kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 2532mg | Potassium: 1430mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3640IU | Vitamin C: 17.6mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 3.7mg
    Course Main Course, Soup
    Cuisine American
    Did you make this recipe?

    Use the tag #DeliciousMeetsHealthy when posting a picture of your recipe, and make sure to follow @deliciousmeetshealthy on Instagram!

    March 18, 2018

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    Comments

    Brittani

    Is the nutrition information for the whole pot or per serving?

    Julianne

    5 stars
    Simple ingredients that easily come together for a great tasting soup! We buy a ham with this soup always in mind to use up the left overs.

    Shana

    Hello, I plan on making this over the weekend. I am trying to watch my calories so can you tell me the serving size?

    Thanks in advance!

    Curt

    5 stars
    This is an easy, but delicious soup. I am a big fan of soups and love potato soup in particular. Once the work of chopping the vegetables and ham are done, you are home free with this one. It is so easy. My wife wasn’t enthused because she said the ham reminded her of bacon, which she doesn’t like. Who doesn’t like bacon? My wife. My son will have some before going to his job, and I’m confident that he will enjoy it. It really is a winning recipe. Thanks, Neli.

    Shari L Bennett

    5 stars
    The potato ham soup is amazing! I am eating it now. I also added kale at the end for some greens. Since my hubby isn’t a soup person, I get the entire pot to myself lol

    Julie

    5 stars
    Made this tonight instead of the usual split pea to use up Christmas ham. So good!

    Marit Gladem

    This soup is the best. Very easy and fast! I used whole milk.

    andrea pearse

    Darn…how can this recipe be 47 grams of net carbs?…I realize potatoes are high carb but everything else is low….I’m on a low carb diet…I wonder if it would be any good switching out the potato for cauliflower….worth a try!

    Danielle

    Can you put the ham bone in there also?

    Christine

    I want to add cheese to this. Could I throw it in or should I just put it on after the soup is done?

    Cristal Mercado - Ponce De Leon

    5 stars
    My husband loved this soup! Really love it, he asked me to make it again and he usually doesn’t do that. I loved how easy it was. Perfect for our busy family life.

    Thank you!

    JAY

    5 stars
    This soup was amazing. The ham was super soft and tasty in the instant pot. It only took a few minutes to make. I don’t even like this kind of soup, usually.

    Laura Todd

    5 stars
    We love, love, love this soup! My husband asked me to make it tonight and it’s cooking now. Great recipe! Thanks Neil!

    Instant Pot love

    Not sure what's for dinner?