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Cheesy Ham and Potato Soup
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Cheesy Ham and Potato Soup, a creamy, comforting, and utterly delicious soup that can be enjoyed all year round. If you have leftover ham, this is the best recipe you can come up with, and it's ready in about 20 minutes or so.  The ham and potato soup does not need any milk, it's creamy enough by blending the potatoes to a puree, then adding some chunky veggies to the plate. Particularly good in the cold season.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: International
Keyword: creamy soups
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 255 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 3 medium potatoes
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1 onion
  • 3 cups chicken stock (broth)
  • ½ cup cooked ham
  • ½ cup grated cheddar cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
  1. Peel and chop the onion, potatoes, carrot and celery stalk.

  2. Heat up the oil, add the onion and fry with a pinch of salt until translucent.

  3. Add the veggies and stock, and leave to boil on a medium heat until the veggies are tender.

  4. Reserve about half of a ladle of veggies, then blend the rest of the soup to a creamy consistency.

  5. Return the soup to the pan, season with salt and pepper, then add the cheese and ham, and simmer for a further 1-2 minutes.

  6. Garnish with parsley and the reserved cooked veggies.

Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Ham and Potato Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 255 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 898mg37%
Potassium 477mg14%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 3758IU75%
Vitamin C 11mg13%
Calcium 163mg16%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.