Good Ole Creamy Ham and Veggie Soup

Lynn Socko


I've made several versions of Ham and Potato soup, but this is by far my favorite.


★★★★★ 3 votes

10 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


  • ·
    leftover ham bone and ham
  • 6 small
    red potatoes, diced
  • 1 large
    carrot, thinly sliced or diced
  • 1
    rib of celery, thinly sliced or diced
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/4
    sweet onion, sliced or diced
  • 3-4 c
    ham broth
  • 1 can(s)
    (12 oz) evaporated milk
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • ·
    black pepper to taste

How to Make Good Ole Creamy Ham and Veggie Soup


  1. Place leftover ham bone in large pot of water. Simmer for about 1 hr. During the last 30 min. add cubed red potatoes. Then once potatoes are tender, remove potatoes and set aside. Remove ham from pot and remove any ham from bone and return to broth.
  2. In another large pot add butter, sliced carrots, sliced celery, sliced onion, and minced garlic. With lid on simmer for about 15 min. until veggies are tender. Add cooked potatoes to veggies. Stir and cook about 5 min. more.
  3. Add flour to veggies and stir until mixed in well. Cook 5 min.
  4. Add one can of evaporated milk and stir to combine.
  5. Add ham broth and ham into mixture and stir well. Simmer for about 10-15 min till thickened.
  6. Enjoy this creamy delicious soup with some grill cheese sammies.

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About Good Ole Creamy Ham and Veggie Soup

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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