Potato and Ham
This potato and ham soup recipe is a great meal for anyone thats on the go. It's quick and simple and has a good flavor, just how we like it.
The ham in this easy potato soup recipe can be substituted with a number of different kinds of meat if you don't like ham. For example : smoked sausage, bacon, beef, venison, chicken or even rabbit and birds like quail.
Here are your specific instructions on how to make potato soup with ham or any other type of meat that you would prefer.
|4 C. Red Potatoes, peeled & cubed 1 Medium Yellow Onion, Chopped2 Carrots, peeled & shredded1 Celery stalk, chopped3 TBS. Butter3 C. Chicken Broth 3 C. Milk3 TBS. Flour1/2 tsp. Black Pepper1/2 tsp. Dry MustardSalt to taste||1 Stock Pot or Large PotLadleDry measuring spoons & cupsLiquid measuring cupChef Knife / Butcher KnifeVegetable Shredder|
Preparation for this Potato Soup Recipe with Ham
Peel and cube 4 cups of potatoes and place them in a large bowl with enough cold water to cover the potatoes.
Peel and chop 1 medium sized onion and 1 celery stalk (with leaves).
Peel and shred 2 carrots and set them aside.
Chop ham into 1/2 inch cubes.
Mix 3 TBS. Flour with an equal amount of luke warm water.
Cooking Instructions for this Potato and Ham Soup Recipe
Combine 3 cups chicken broth, 3 tablespoons butter, 1 chopped celery stalk, 1/2 teaspoon dried mustard, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper and 1 chopped medium yellow onion in a pot, stir well and simmer on medium high heat.Add 3 tablespoons flour and an equal amount of luke warm water to a small bowl and mix well with a fork till it's smooth. Then pour the mixture into the large pot and stir well and continue simmering on medium high heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Adding the flour early in the cooking process will help get rid of the flour taste but still thicken the soup.After 15 minutes add 4 cups cubed potatoes, 3 cups milk, 2 shredded carrots and simmer on medium high heat for 15 more minutes stirring occasionally.
After the last 15 minutes stir well and add salt to taste.
Now your potato and ham soup recipe is almost complete, pour in a bowl and garnish with cheddar cheese, dried parsley or cayenne pepper.
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