Potato Soup with Ham and Cheddar Recipe
Potato Soup with Ham and Cheddar Recipe. There’s nothing quite like a warm, comforting bowl of soup on a chilly day.
This potato soup recipe is the perfect comfort food – it’s hearty, creamy, and loaded with flavor. Plus, it’s easy to make and perfect for dinner or lunch.
The best part? You can customize it however you like – add in your favorite veggies or protein.
Made with chicken broth, potatoes, ham, corn, celery, onion, salt, pepper, butter, flour, milk, and cheddar cheese.
With just a 10 minute prep time, you won’t spend all day in the kitchen.
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Potato Soup with Ham and Cheddar
- 3¼ cups chicken broth
- 3½ cups potatoes peeled and diced
- 1½ cups ham diced and cooked
- ½ cup corn
- ⅓ cup celery diced
- ⅓ cup onion chopped finely
- salt to taste if needed
- 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 5 tablespoon butter
- 5 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 2 cups milk
- 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
- crumbled cooked bacon optional
- In a stockpot, add chicken broth, potatoes, ham, corn, celery, and onion.
- Place stockpot over medium heat, and cook until the potatoes are tender.
- In the stockpot, add salt and pepper. Stir to mix well.
- Place a small saucepan over medium/low heat. Add butter to melt.
- When the butter is melted, using a wire whisk, whisk in the flour until it becomes thick.
- In the saucepan, add in milk a little at a time, as you whisk. Don't let clumps form.
- Increase heat under saucepan to medium, and stir approximately 4 to 5 minutes, or until thickened.
- Add in the shredded cheese and stir to mix well.
- Continue cooking until heated through.
- The soup will thicken after it comes off of the stove,but if you want to thicken the soup more before taking it off the stove, remove a potato (or a few) from the soup and smash it between to spoons, then stir it back into the soup.
- Garnish with crumbled bacon if desired.
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