Cheddar Ham & Potato Soup

1
Family Favorites

By
@Quinnn

Restaurant quality soup that is good year round! I love to make this if I have left over ham, although a ham slice works just as well.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 c
    diced, raw potatoes
  • 1 stalk(s)
    celery, diced
  • 1 medium
    onion
  • 2 clove
    garlic
  • 1 1/2 c
    ham, diced
  • 3 c
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt (check at end)
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 5 Tbsp
    butter
  • 5 Tbsp
    flour
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 2 1/2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    parsley flakes or fresh

How to Make Cheddar Ham & Potato Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Place potatoes, celery, onion, garlic, ham and water in a large soup pot and bring to a boil. Continue to cook until potatoes are soft.
  2. Stir in chicken bouillon, salt and pepper.
  3. In separate sauce pan, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour and continue to cook and stir for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Slowly, whisk in milk and continue to cook and stir until it starts to thicken, usually 4-5 minutes.
  5. Add cheese and blend well. Stir the cheese mixture into the stock pot until heated through. I use a potato masher to break up some of the potatoes to make it a little thicker.
  6. Add parsley flakes or fresh, chopped parsley before serving.

Printable Recipe Card

About Cheddar Ham & Potato Soup

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian Soy Free



Show 29 Comments & Reviews

10 From-Scratch Sugar Cookie Recipes

10 From-Scratch Sugar Cookie Recipes


Sugar cookies are timeless and always a favorite. The ingredients are basic – butter, eggs, flour, vanilla, baking soda or powder, and, of course, sugar. Where they become special is adding spices and decorating with icing, colored sugar crystals, or even chocolate. Buttery and sweet, sugar cookies can be soft or cut out into shapes […]

20 Holiday Stuffing and Dressing Recipes

20 Holiday Stuffing and Dressing Recipes


We don’t care if you call it stuffing or dressing, Thanksgiving isn’t Thanksgiving without this delicious holiday side dish. While we love mom’s classic recipe, we also can’t wait to try these twists and changes to the stuffing we’ve always known. These dressing recipes will have you coming back for seconds and even thirds!

20 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren’t Pie

20 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren’t Pie


While a slice of pie is the epitome of a Thanksgiving dessert, easily making a pie isn’t in every baker’s wheelhouse. And that’s OK! Thankfully, there are so many delicious desserts that evoke the flavors of Thanksgiving but are easier to make than pie. If you don’t like pie or you just feel like skipping […]