Ham, Potato, and Cheese Soup


This is especially good on a cold winter night along with hot rolls.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
16 servings


  • 12 potatoes, peeled and cubed

  • 2 large onions, finely chopped

  • 2 pounds processed cheese food (eg. Velveeta)

  • 1 pound chopped ham

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 3 ½ tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup milk


  1. Place potatoes, onion, and cubed ham in large stockpot. Cover with water. Cook until potatoes are almost tender.

  2. Remove about one cup of the cooked potatoes and mash in a bowl with the back of a fork. Add some of the liquid from the pan (about a tablespoon at a time) along with the flour till you have a thick paste. Add this back to the pot.

  3. Place the cheese (either whole of cubed) in the pot. Let the soup simmer until the cheese melts and is thick. Add ground black pepper to taste and stir in the milk.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

321 Calories
9g Fat
40g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 321
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 1294mg 56%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 14%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 33mg 165%
Calcium 369mg 28%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 1011mg 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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