This spinach and potato soup gets its creaminess from reduced-fat Greek yogurt, which is stirred in before serving.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

20 mins
45 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a large saucepan cook onion, garlic, salt, and pepper in hot oil over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes or until onion is tender. Add 3 cups of the chicken stock and the potatoes. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

  • Meanwhile, in a food processor or blender combine half of the spinach, rosemary, and 1/2 cup of the remaining stock. Cover and process or blend until smooth. Add blended spinach mixture to the saucepan. Repeat with remaining spinach, rosemary, and 1/2 cup stock; add to saucepan. Whisk yogurt into mixture in saucepan until combined. Stir in ham and heat through (do not boil). Ladle into bowls and top each serving with almonds.


Tip: If heirloom potatoes are popping up at the farmers market, try some other waxy potato varieties, such as fingerling, creamer ruby gold, and creamer yellow Dutch. Avoid starchy russets, which will fall apart during cooking.

Nutrition Facts

225 calories; protein 17g 34% DV; carbohydrates 23.7g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 3g 12% DV; sugars 4.3g; fat 7g 11% DV; saturated fat 1.9g 9% DV; cholesterol 11.5mg 4% DV; vitamin a iu 1877.6IU 38% DV; vitamin c 26.6mg 44% DV; folate 20.9mcg 5% DV; calcium 128.3mg 13% DV; iron 2.1mg 12% DV; magnesium 60.2mg 22% DV; potassium 499.8mg 14% DV; sodium 540.1mg 22% DV.