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the best ham and potato soup

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Emily Anderson-Maskell
Ashland, VA

My mom used to make this soup all the time until she had her stroke, and I'm glad I watched her because now she asks me to make it for her:) (Oh, and this also can be made in the crock pot)

★★★★★ 1
serves 4-6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For the best ham and potato soup

  • 5 lb
    yukon gold potatoes
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 3 md
    ham steaks, cubed
  • 1 lg. can
    chicken broth
  • 4 c
  • 1 md
    onion, diced
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 or 3 Tbsp
    dried parsley flakes
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 4 Tbsp
    olive oil (give or take a little)
  • 2 Tbsp
    salted butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    celery salt
  • 4-6 c

How To Make the best ham and potato soup

  • 1
    On med-high in a large pot heat olive oil, butter and ALL seasonings, until butter is bubbly. Then add onion and saute until translucient.
  • 2
    Add flour and mix to make a kind of pastey substance. Now slowly add milk while whisking it all together, until there is no lumps.
  • 3
    Add in water,broth, potatoes and ham. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to med, stirring it occasionally. When potatoes are tender then it's time to serve:)
  • 4
    SOME SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Add a tablespoon of sour cream on top, with some shredded cheese and chives!! YUMMY!! I hope you all enjoy!

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