Potato and Ham Soup

Potato and Ham Soup

Tabitha King 3

"A delicious blend of potatoes, vegetables, and chunks of ham in a wonderful creamy soup. Everyone that has ever tasted it has said that it was the best potato soup they have ever had, honest! You can eat it straight up or top it with shredded cheese or chives. Enjoy!"


55 m servings 231 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 231 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 13.4 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 22g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 6.6 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 1222 mg
  • 49%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring the potatoes, onion, celery, carrot, salt, pepper, and water to a boil in a large pot. Cook until the vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes. Add the ham, cream of celery soup, and heavy cream; return to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes. Adjust the seasoning and serve.
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  1. 86 Ratings


I also want to add that in the original directions I put to add enough water to cover the veg, but they put in 4 cups. You might need a little more than that.

After experimenting, I use 1/2 tsp dried tarragon, 4 tsp chicken base in the water, and no cream of celery soup. Instead I melt 1/4 cup of butter and add 1/2 cup flour. Stir over low heat for ...

My family loved this recipe -and since my Mother-in-law's recipe is considered the be all and end all of potato soup, this was no easy feat!

This was very good soup. We liked this a lot and will definitely be making it again but with a few changes for our own taste. I did change 2 things this first time. I only had one can of cream o...

This is an excellent recipe. Once the vegetables were cooked, I threw in some leftover cooked broccoli that I had in the fridge. I also used evaporated milk instead of heavy cream since that is ...

I can't tell you strongly enough how much my husband loved this recipe! (As did I!) Plus, one of the guys I work with claimed that I was the best soup maker ever because he loved this soup!! T...

Delicious and super easy. Prep didn't even take too long. I took the advice of some and replaced cream of celery/heavy cream with evap. milk and butter/flour mixture. Added thyme, bay leaves, a ...

I used cream of chicken soup instead of celery and 1/2 & 1/2 with cornstarch instead of heavy cream. I also added some boullion because the flavor was a little bland. It was good, but nothing ...

This recipe was so easy and delish! I only added one can of the cream of celery and it was so, so good!