Recipe by Chef John
"You can never have too many soup recipes. This hearty soup is definitely filling enough to serve as a main course."
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1 1/2 pounds
Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and diced
smoked ham, diced
salt and pepper to taste
chopped fresh chives for garnish
yum yum yum! made almost exactly to the recipe and was very good. The only change I made was to saute the vegies in water instead of butter in order to reduce the fat and calories. I also used evaporated fat free milk instead of heavy cream. def a keeper, thanks for sharking
Followed the recipe exactly. Love Chef John, but was disappointed in the soup. Know the leftover soup will taste better tomorrow.
VERY good! I doubled the recipe because it said it made four servings. SERIOUSLY? How big are those servings? I have SO much soup left over. It's very rich also so I recommend just a light salad and maybe rolls with this meal! I did add some instant potatoes to thicken but otherwise I stuck to the recipe and my family loved it! The cayenne definitely added a kick. I added about 1/2 tsp. since it didn't say how much.
I made this with very few modifications and it turned out superb. I used my own homemade chicken stock and ham stock which I had leftover in the freezer. I used a little less flour just because 1/4 looked like too much. I didn't have any heavy cream but half and half seemed to work just fine. I didn't add any cayenne pepper because my toddlers aren't big on spicy just yet. I did a few drops of Franks RedHot (a cayenne pepper sauce) to my bowl however. I'll be making this comfort food regularly.
I've made this recipe a few times now, and whereas I may add some extra seasonings and/or veggies, the basic recipe is fabulous! I usually have to make double if I want any for lunch the next day! Oh, and use the amount of flour called for if you're looking for something thicker than broth-based soup soup, it's a perfect ratio!
I made this with packaged diced ham and it was delicious! This soup freezes very well!!
I showed my husband the video because it looked so yummy. He made it that day and it was such a delicious comfort food. Loved it.
This was soooo good! I had leftover Easter ham that I wanted to start to use up, and im so glad I found this recipe.
One change I made based on what I had on hand was that I used 2 cans of potatoes.
I also used a can of corn instead of carrots, based on preference.
I will be making this again! I dont always have ham on hand, so next time I make this, I will be trying it with kielbasa.
Thanks for the recipe!! :)
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chef John's Ham and Potato Soup
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 229
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