Creamy Ham and Potato Soup


A delicious and creamy ham and potato soup that is chock-full of vegetables so it's still good for you! A wonderful hearty soup the whole family will enjoy! Any variety of squash can be used.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
10 servings


  • 3 large red potatoes, diced

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 cup diced cooked turkey (Optional)

  • 1 cup diced cooked ham

  • cup diced celery

  • cup sliced carrots

  • cup chopped asparagus

  • cup frozen peas

  • cup peeled and cubed butternut squash

  • 1 (32 ounce) carton chicken broth

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning, or to taste

  • 1 teaspoon ground white pepper, or to taste

  • ½ teaspoon salt, or to taste

  • 3 bay leaves

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 7 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups milk


  1. Combine potatoes, onion, turkey, ham, celery, carrots, asparagus, peas, and butternut squash in a large pot. Pour chicken broth and water over mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer soup until potatoes and squash are tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir Italian seasoning, white pepper, salt, and bay leaves into soup and continue to simmer.

  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Whisk flour into butter, whisking constantly, until thickened, about 1 minute. Slowly stir milk into flour mixture until mixture it smooth and thickened, 4 to 5 minutes. Stir milk mixture into soup and cook until thickened and heated through, 3 to 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

255 Calories
9g Fat
31g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 255
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 814mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 21mg 106%
Calcium 99mg 8%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 818mg 17%

* 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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