Cathys Chunky Potato and Ham Soup

Cathys Chunky Potato And Ham Soup Recipe

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Cathy LaFay

By
@CathyCat67

Heres a fairly quick soup for a cold winter day

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3 large
potatoes
2 c
chicken broth, low salt, low fat
1
small to med onion (you can also sub leeks if you want)
1 c
cooked diced ham
3 c
2% milk
3 Tbsp
butter
3 Tbsp
flour
1 c
cheddar cheese
crushed red pepper flakes (to taste or optional) you can also use ground pepper

How to Make Cathys Chunky Potato and Ham Soup

Step-by-Step

  • 1Peel potatoes and cut into cubes.
  • 2You can either put the potatoes into a pan with water and boil until tender of if you want to get done quicker put into a big enough microwave safe bowl and nuke them until tender. (you can start the roux while you wait for the potatoes to get done)
  • 3Drain the potatoes but save about a cup of liquid.
  • 4Melt butter in a pan and add diced onion. Cook until translucent.
  • 5Add flour to your pan with onions and at this point you can add the pepper flakes or ground pepper (or both) and cook for about 3 or 4 minutes to cook out the flour.
  • 6Add your 2 cups of broth and your milk to pan whisking so you dont get lumps.
  • 7When it starts to thicken you can add the cheese, potatoes and ham. (if it gets to thick for you add some or all of your reserved liquid from the potatoes)
  • 8Simmer over low heat for about 30 minutes stirring frequently.

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About Cathys Chunky Potato and Ham Soup

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #potato, #ham