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Instant pot Ham Potato Soup

Instant pot ham potato soup can be ready in just 15 minutes. This comfort food meal is hearty with lots of ham, potatoes and savory broth.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant pot Ham Potato Soup
Servings: 6
Calories: 401kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • 4 large russet potatoes peeled and diced into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 large carrots peeled and diced
  • 1 stalk celery diced
  • 1 pound diced ham
  • 2 teaspoons fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


  • Place all the ingredients except for the heavy whipping cream, corn starch and sour cream in an Instant Pot.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Seal and cook on high pressure for 10 minutes with a quick release.
  • Then in a small bowl, combine the heavy whipping cream with the cornstarch.
  • Switch the Instant Pot to the sauté setting and stir in the heavy whipping cream mixture and sour cream.
  • Cook for 4-6 minutes until they are well combined and the soup as thickened.
  • Serve warm and enjoy!


Calories: 401kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 1806mg | Potassium: 871mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 4114IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 2mg