Christmas Eve Soup Recipe

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Christmas Eve Soup

Jill Cooks


A good way to use up that leftover ham. From 101 Christmas recipes. Yum-O

★★★★★ 1 vote
Stove Top


2 cups potatoes, peeled and diced
1/2 cup carrots, peeled and diced
1/2 cup celery, chopped
1/4 cup onion, chopped
2 cups water
1 1/2 teapoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup cooked ham, cubed
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups milk
8 oz. pkg. shredded cheddar cheese


1Combine veggies, water, salt and pepper in a large soup pot. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until veggies are tender.
2Stir in ham; set aside.
3In a separate saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add milk; bring to a boil.
4Cook and stir for 2 minutes, until thickened. Stir in cheese until melted; add to veggie mixture and heat through.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American