Delicious Ham and Potato Soup


This ham and potato soup recipe was given to me by a friend. It's delicious and easy to make. The best part? You can add additional ingredients like carrots and extra ham, and it still turns out great.

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


  • 3 ½ cups peeled and diced potatoes

  • 3 ¼ cups water

  • ¾ cup diced cooked ham

  • cup diced celery

  • cup finely chopped onion

  • 2 tablespoons chicken bouillon granules

  • 1 teaspoon ground white or black pepper, or to taste

  • ½ teaspoon salt, or to taste

  • 5 tablespoons butter

  • 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups milk


  1. Combine potatoes, water, ham, celery, and onion in a stockpot. Bring to a boil; simmer over medium heat until potatoes are tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in chicken bouillon, pepper, and salt.

  2. Melt butter in a separate saucepan over medium-low heat. Add flour; cook and stir until thick, about 1 minute. Whisk in milk; cook and stir until thick, 4 to 5 minutes.

  3. Pour milk mixture into the stockpot; cook and stir until warmed through.

    a red bowl of creamy soup with chunks of potato, garnished with sliced green onions with sliced bread in the background

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

195 Calories
11g Fat
20g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 195
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 13%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 394mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 18mg 90%
Calcium 91mg 7%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 442mg 9%

* 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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