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potato and ham soup

(5 ratings)
Recipe by
Kathy D

If you're looking for fast and easy comfort-food, this fits the bill. Based on a Paula Deen recipe. It's simple to prepare and tasty!

(5 ratings)
yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For potato and ham soup

  • 5 lb
    russet baking potatoes, cut into small cubes (about 1/2 inch size)
  • 1
    thick slice of cooked ham, cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 c
    butter (1 stick)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 c
    half and half
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream

How To Make potato and ham soup

  • 1
    Put the diced potatoes into a large soup pot and add just enough water to cover the potatoes. *Too much water will make the soup too thin*
  • 2
    Cover and bring to a boil, then uncover and cook over med-high for about 20 min.
  • 3
    Reduce the heat and add the ham and butter. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • 4
    Over low heat, add the half and half and sour cream. Heat through and enjoy!

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