Recipe by cara burtis
"This is a delicious recipe for ham and potato soup that a friend gave to me. It is very easy and the great thing about it is that you can add additional ingredients, more ham, potatoes, etc., and it still turns out great."
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3 1/2 cups
peeled and diced potatoes
diced cooked ham
finely chopped onion
water, or as needed to cover
chicken bouillon granules
salt, or to taste
ground white pepper
Very nice recipe. I cooked a meaty ham bone from the freezer in the crockpot overnight and used the broth from that in place of the water and chicken bouillon. I kind of reserved the method. I cooked the potatoes in the ham broth in a large sauce pan. I cooked the onion, celery, garlic and carrot (not called for in the recipe) in the butter. Added the flour and made a roux using 2 cups low fat milk. I added the seasonings to the roux / milk mixture. Once the potatoes were done I dumped them and the broth into the large pot and added the ham from the ham bone and the corn. If you like larger pieces of potato in your soup leave it as it. If you like a smoother more creamy soup, use a potato masher to smash up the potatoes and broth before adding the the creamy vegetable mixture. The white pepper gives the a very tasty finish. If you are sensitive to pepper cut the white pepper back to 1/2 tsp. I garnished the soup with a little grated cheese and diced chives. Served with a crusty bread it made for a wonderful dinner. Thanks for a good recipe, Cara.
This was great and went over well during a football game party. Minor changes..I doubled the recipe and sauteed all of the vegys (except corn and potatoes) until tender and then used an immersion blender to puree half of the vegys once it cooked in the liquid for a while (potatoes cooked through) and only used half the butter. Super good and easy!
This was my third time making this addictive soup. The only thing differentwas I added kraft shredded cheese with cream cheese.Awesome s
My boyfriend and I really enjoy cooking and this was such a fun, easy meal to prepare together. Since the holiday season was recently upon us, there has been an over abundance of HAM in both our families dinners. I hate to be wasteful, so I started off my day with a traditional English brekkie of Bubble and Squeak (which I highly recommend to anyone that has leftover veggies from a roast) and then this delicious meal for dinner. I actually added a bit more flour to the milk mixture because I enjoy thick, hearty soups. We topped off our bowls with shredded sharp cheddar cheese and green onions. This was a fantastic recipe we will definitely use again. Thank you!
Great soup for a cold winter supper. Chose this recipe over others on the site because of the cauliflower and when I went to the grocery store they were sold out of cauliflower! Since the soup was short a vegetable, I added diced carrots. Omitted the salt, reduced the garlic to one clove, added sliced scallions, and minced fresh parsley. Think it would be even better with the cauliflower. Good with or without shredded cheddar cheese on top.
Love it!. I ad cheese to mine too.Yummy!
I skipped the celery and added carrots instead.
I couldn't believe that a recipe so simple would produce such a great tasting soup! Everyone loves this. I subbed carrots for the corn but otherwise made as directed. This tastes like my grandmas ham soup that she'd spend all day making but this is quick enough to make after work and tastes like a rich, slow cooked soup.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Easy and Delicious Ham and Potato Soup
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 101
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