Ham and Potato Soup

Ham and Potato Soup

We always have ham left over. I tried to find a way to use it that my Family would enjoy. Now every time we have ham I have to make soup. Hope You Enjoy


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Cook Time

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 1 hour
Yields: About 14 Servings or 3 1/2 Quarts

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Cooked Ham, 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 Cup Flour
  • 1 Large Onion, Chopped
  • 6 Stalks Celery, Chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper, 1/2 Inch Cubes
  • 10 medium Potato's
  • 8 Cups Milk
  • 1/3 Cup Butter

Instructions

  1. Chop up Celery and Onions Put in a Skillet with a tablespoon of butter and cook till soft. Reserve till later
  2. Peal and cut up 10 Medium Potatoes into 1/2 inch pieces. Put in a pot and boil till soft drain water and reserve till later.
  3. In a Large pot With Medium Heat Melt 1/3 Cup of Butter and add 1 Cup of flour. Stir. Next add 4 cups of milk Continue to stir. When it starts to steam add 4 more Cups of Milk Continue to stir. Stir until it starts to get thick. DO NOT BOIL OR QUIT STIRRING IT WILL STICK.
  4. Remove from heat and Stir in Celery,Onions,Cooked Potatoes And Salt and Pepper and Ham

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handymanbill 4 years ago from western pennsylvania Author

Movie Master Thanks for stopping bye every time we do a ham the first thing I hear is can you make soup.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom

This sounds delicious, thanks for a great recipe, voting up


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handymanbill 4 years ago from western pennsylvania Author

Thanks my whole family love's it.


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Brandym2012 4 years ago from PA

Now that looks delicious! I love soups and this one has such a creamy appearance. I want to try it ASAP.


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handymanbill 4 years ago from western pennsylvania Author

yup i have used Green Beans and it is great Thanks for the comment


win-winresources 4 years ago from Colorado

Hello HMBill-

Sounds good and a great use of leftovers.

Now, grab that left over ham bone and cook it for a few hours with water, greens (collard, mustard and/or turnip) a little soy sauce, white wine and a diced potato and onion and you've used everything but the oink.

(If you are not a greens fan, use green beans.)

Thanks,

-DW


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handymanbill 4 years ago from western pennsylvania Author

thanks for your comment


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urmilashukla23 4 years ago from Rancho Cucamonga,CA, USA

Great recipe! Thanks for posting it. Voted up!

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