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Slow Cooked Ham and Potato Chowder


"This recipe is great to use up leftover ham from holiday dinners. It is warm and hearty and is very easy to make in your slow cooker. I love that the potatoes stay a nice, firm texture and yet are perfectly done. This chowder goes great with some cheesy biscuits or crescent rolls right out of the oven!"
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4 h 20 m servings 222 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 222 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 8.4 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.3g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 7.5 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 1003 mg
  • 40%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Whisk 3 cups warm water with chicken soup base in slow cooker until soup base has dissolved; stir in cream of chicken soup until almost smooth.
  2. Stir potatoes, ham, corn, yellow onion, and butter into the soup mixture.
  3. Place flour and 1/2 cup water into a small container with a lid and shake well to combine into a smooth mixture; stir flour mixture into soup. Mix in parsley, dill, and celery seed. Season soup with salt and black pepper.
  4. Cook chowder on High for 4 hours or Low for 8 hours, stirring once or twice during cooking.


  • Partner tip: Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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I had to change this up a bit - but used all the same ingredients. I started this stove top - melted the butter and sauteed the onions, a clove of garlic a diced carrot and a 2 stalks of celery...

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I like to make a recipe the first time according to the recipe. I should have followed my instincts when making this the first time and I think it would have been much better for us. Next time:...

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I had to change this up a bit - but used all the same ingredients. I started this stove top - melted the butter and sauteed the onions, a clove of garlic a diced carrot and a 2 stalks of celery...

Made this last night and everyone loved it. I did have to change a few things. I was out of Cream of Chicken but had Cream of Potato also didnt use corn and didn't add any extra salt most of t...

Very good flavor and the right ingredients. No need to add salt as the ham has plenty. I would have liked the base to be thicker so next time I may take the top off the pot for the last hour o...

When I see a recipe that has corn in it or any particular vegetable that my husband would not like to see floating in his soup, all I do is puree the vegetable and add it to the rest of the soup...

I absolutely loved this! I really get tired of leftover ham. Ham is too salty for me to want day after day so I'm always looking for leftover ham recipes. This one hit the spot. My 3 year old at...

This is a good recipe. I cut the potatoes quite small because I wanted to be sure that they were cooked really well. I cooked the soup for the full amount of time and the potatoes were definitel...

This was good but the seasoning was not my new favorite. I would make this again without the dill and celery seed, adding diced celery and maybe a different herb. I used healthy request cream of...

A secret that I use to thicken my potato soup...use instant mashed potatoes. Adds flavor & thickens better than flour!

It was delicious. I have to eat low potassium and low or no sodium foods. I leached the potatoes, made my own cream of chicken from another recipe. I used frozen vegetables and added no salt, st...