Potato Soup With Ham Recipe

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potato soup with ham

Lynne Hawkins

By
@chefmamma

Great way to use leftover ham!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
each onion, celery, carrots, diced
2 clove
garlic, pressed
1 qt
water
1 Tbsp
chicken boullion
3 lb
white potatoes, peeled and diced
8 oz
ham, diced
1/8 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 can(s)
evaporated milk, (i used fat free)
1 pt
half and half (i used fat free)
1 c
cheddar cheese, shredded, plus more for garnish
1/2 c
sour cream, plus more for garnish
1/4 c
green onion, chopped
1/2 c
croutons of choice

Step-By-Step

1In a large soup pot, saute onion, celery, carrots, and garlic in butter until golden.
2Stir in water, boullion, and potatoes.
3Simmer until potatoes are tender.
4Process about 3 cups of soup in the food processor until smooth. Return it to the pot.
5Mix cornstarch and 1/2 cup evaporated milk until smooth. Stir into soup slowly so as not to form lumps.
6Add ham, cayenne pepper, salt, the rest of the milk and half and half, stirring until heated through and thickened.
7Add shredded cheese and sour cream, stirring until incorporated.
8Serve topped with croutons, more cheese, sour cream and/or chopped green onions.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Cream Soups, Pork
Hashtags: #Cream, #ham, #leftovers, #creamy