Ham and Potato Soup

Course: Soup
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 -6
Author: Laureen King
One of my favourite soup recipes, Ham and Potato Soup is delicious and hearty
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Ingredients

  • 5 cups potatoes peeled and diced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup leeks finely sliced white and light green parts only
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 1 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1 1/2 cup chopped ham
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ tsp fresh ground pepper
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • In large dutch oven heat 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp butter.
  • Add onion, leek and celery, garlic sauté until soft.
  • Add ham, cook until ham is heated.
  • Melt in additional tbsp. of butter, then sprinkle flour over ham/onion mixture, sautéing until combined, 1-2 minutes.
  • Stir in chicken stock, milk and potatoes.
  • Add bay leaf and pepper.
  • Continue to simmer, until potatoes are tender about 30-40 minutes. Do not allow to boil.