The Best Ham and Potato Soup

The Best Ham And Potato Soup Recipe

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Emily Anderson-Maskell


My mom used to make this soup all the time until she had her stroke, and I'm glad I watched her because now she asks me to make it for her:) (Oh, and this also can be made in the crock pot)


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30 Min
1 Hr


  • 5 lb
    yukon gold potatoes
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 3 medium
    ham steaks, cubed
  • 1 lg. can(s)
    chicken broth
  • 4 c
  • 1 medium
    onion, diced
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 or 3 Tbsp
    dried parsley flakes
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 4 Tbsp
    olive oil (give or take a little)
  • 2 Tbsp
    salted butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    celery salt
  • 4-6 c

How to Make The Best Ham and Potato Soup


  1. On med-high in a large pot heat olive oil, butter and ALL seasonings, until butter is bubbly. Then add onion and saute until translucient.
  2. Add flour and mix to make a kind of pastey substance. Now slowly add milk while whisking it all together, until there is no lumps.
  3. Add in water,broth, potatoes and ham. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to med, stirring it occasionally. When potatoes are tender then it's time to serve:)
  4. SOME SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Add a tablespoon of sour cream on top, with some shredded cheese and chives!! YUMMY!! I hope you all enjoy!

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