Ham and Sweet Potato Soup
In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine sweet potatoes, beans, ham, onion, thyme, and pepper. Pour broth over mixture in cooker.Advertisement
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Stir in half-and-half.
Mash potato mixture slightly with a potato masher to reach desired consistency. If desired, top each serving with crème fraîche and/or paprika.