Ham & Potato Soup

Lynn Socko


This recipe was revised on 1/11/12. It can be made with fresh or leftover ham.

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15 Min


2 Hr


Stove Top


2 c
country ham
1 c
celery, chopped
2 c
carrots, diced
1/2 c
onion, diced
4 clove
garlic, finely chopped
5 medium
potatoes, cut into large bite size pcs.
4 c
chicken stock, homemade or low-sodium
1 tsp
1 tsp
black pepper
1/4 c
masa for thickening
6 slice
american cheese, opt

Directions Step-By-Step

Place onion, celery, carrots, garlic and ham in large soup pot with about 1 tbls of olive oil. Simmer till veggies are tender. If using leftover ham, add once veggies are tender.
Add chicken stock to pot and spices bring to a boil, reduce heat and add potatoes. Cook on a low boil for about 20-30 min till potatoes are tender.
Once potatoes are tender reduce heat to warm. Add cheese if desired. Mix 1/4 c. of masa to 1 c. of hot liquid from soup and mix well to remove lumps. REturn back to soup and mix in to thicken broth.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups, Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #ham, #soup