Potato Soup With Ham Recipe

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potato soup with ham

Lynne Hawkins

By
@chefmamma

Great way to use leftover ham!


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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