The Best Ham and Potato Soup

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Emily Anderson-Maskell
from Ashland, VA

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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serves 4-6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients

  •   5 lb
    yukon gold potatoes
  •   4 Tbsp
    salt
  •   1 Tbsp
    pepper
  •   3 medium
    ham steaks, cubed
  •   1 lg. can(s)
    chicken broth
  •   4 c
    milk
  •   1 medium
    onion, diced
  •   3 Tbsp
    flour
  •   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
    water

How To Make

  • 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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