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ham and potato soup

(1 rating)
Recipe by
gaynel mohler
junction city, OH

I experimented and this came out great today. The pot emptied very quickly.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 40 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For ham and potato soup

  • 8
    potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 can
    clear chicken broth
  • 2/3 c
    diced carrots
  • 2
    stalks celery
  • 1
    bunch green onions
  • 1
    small onion chopped
  • 1 stick
    butter or margarine
  • 1/4 to 1/2 c
  • 1 qt
  • 1 c
    half and half
  • 2 tsp
    each seasoning salt and black pepper
  • 8 oz
    cubed velveeta cheese, or your fav melting cheese
  • 8 oz
    or more. of lean chunked ham

How To Make ham and potato soup

  • 1
    in a large pot boil potatoes , drain. put in a bowl and set aside.
  • 2
    in a smaller pot, place 1 can chicken broth the ham and all other vegetables, salt and pepper. slowly boil until vegetables are tender.
  • 3
    in the large pot you cooked potatoes in place one stick butter, melt over med heat, and slowly wisk in flour to make a rue.
  • 4
    add broth/veggies. to rue. add the potatoes. let it all come to a boil. turn heat on low. Mixture should thicken .
  • 5
    add the milk, stirring constantly
  • 6
    add the velveeta cheese cubes, stirring well
  • 7
    now add the half and half slowly.
  • 8
    let soup simmer until all is piping hot and creamy consistency.

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