Potato Recipes

Creamy Potato Ham Soup recipe

The perfect soup for any winter day, this Creamy Ham and Potato Soup is a basic and hearty stew recipe that is loved by kids and adults alike. The soup takes just minutes to prepare, and can simmer on your stove while you prepare a hearty dinner. Enjoy it with a slice of warm bread for a truly unforgettable meal!

Ingredients:

  • 3-4 large potatoes
  • 1/3 c. celery, diced
  • 1/3 c. onion, diced
  • ¾ c. cooked ham, diced
  • 3 ¼ c. chicken or beef stock
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 5 Tbsp butter
  • 5 Tbsp flour
  • 2 c. milk

Directions:

  1. Peel potatoes and cut into bite-sized chunks. Set aside.

  2. Combine potatoes, celery, onion, ham, and stock in a large stockpot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until potatoes are tender and easily pierced with a fork, about 10-15 minutes.

  3. In a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Whisk in flour and cook, stirring frequently, until thick (apr. 1 minute). Slowly stir in milk, whisking constantly. Simmer over medium heat, stirring constantly for 3-4 minutes to create a roux.

  4. Add roux to to the stockpot and simmer 10-15 more minutes. Serve immediately. Top with minced chives and/or cheddar cheese for a gourmet touch.

Author: Catherine Herzog.

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Comment by Sierra on January 11th, 2012:

This is so good, I made it for dinner tonight and it's amazing simple easy and delicious.

Conversions
1/3 cupabout 79ml (78.7845 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
cupabout 177ml (177.4425 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
3 cupsabout 769ml (768.9175 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
2 cupsabout 473ml (473.18 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)

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Published: November 6, 2011
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