Ham and Potato Soup

Mikekey *


This came about because I was feeling lazy and didn’t want to go out to the store. I had some ham in the freezer from the holidays and everything else on hand.


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20 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


  • 5 c
  • 2 tsp
    chicken base (better than bouillon)
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/2 c
    diced carrots
  • 2
    red potatoes, cubed (no need to peel)
  • 2 c
    cooked ham, cubed
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    dried parsley flakes
  • 1 tsp
    mild curry powder
  • 1 pkg
    (4.1 oz) instant mashed potatoes (idahoan)
  • 1 c
  • 2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ·
    salt, to taste

How to Make Ham and Potato Soup


  1. In a large dutch oven, add water, chicken base. onion, carrots and potatoes. Bring to a boil; reduce to a simmer.
  2. Add ham, bay leaf, pepper, parsley and curry powder. Cover and simmer 30 minutes. Remove bay leaf.
  3. Add instant potatoes and stir. Cook 5 minutes.
  4. Add milk and cheese and continue cooking, stirring often, until heated through. Add salt, if needed.

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About Ham and Potato Soup

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

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