A great way to use up the green tomatoes leftover at the end of the garden season. Makes a quick dinner paired with a salad or grilled cheese sandwich. Recipe can be easily halved or doubled and it freezes well.
Heat butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat; add onion and garlic. Sauté, stirring, until onion is tender.
In a blender or food processor add chicken broth, chopped tomatoes, jalapeno pepper, and cream cheese. Blend until almost smooth. Add to saucepan with onion and garlic and simmer for 15-20 minutes, add ham and salt and pepper. Simmer for 5 more minutes and serve. Pairs well with grilled cheese or a salad to make a meal. Recipe may be halved or doubled and it freezes well.