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Ken's Ham & Potato Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ken Kadavy

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lbs. Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and diced.
1 large onion, diced.
3 celery stalks, diced.
3 carrots, diced.
1 lb. smoked ham, diced
1 tbsp. minced garlic
1 stick butter
1/2 cup flour
8 cups ham or chicken broth
2 cups water
1 cup heavy cream
salt and pepper to taste
Can add cayenne pepper to add spicy heat
chopped fresh chives for garnish (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
1. Melt butter in a stockpot over medium heat. Stir in carrots, celery, onion, ham, and garlic. Cook and stir for 5-6 minutes, until the vegetables soften and the onions are translucent.
2. Stir in the flour. Cook for about 3 minutes. Stir in broth, 1 cup at a time. Add water and stir to combine. Turn heat to high and bring to a simmer. Simmer on medium-low for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Taste the soup for salt and add more if necessary. Stir in potatoes, cook for 15 minutes, until potatoes are tender. Skim fat if desired.
4. With a potato masher, mash the soup a few times, leaving plenty of whole chunks of potato. Season with salt and pepper to taste, add cayenne if desired, and add cream. Stir to combine and heat through. Garnish with fresh chives if desired.
5. ENJOY!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
prep: 20 min. cook: 40 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is what Grandpa K always called ham and "butt-tato" soup to gross me out. I mean every. single. time. that he made it for us. Every. single. time.

 

 

 

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