Recipe: Cheesy Ham and Potato Soup

Cheesy Ham and Potato Soup

Serves 8

Ingredients:
3 1/2 cups potatoes, diced
1/3 cup celery, diced
1/3 cup onion, finely chopped (or 1 Tbs dried minced onion)
2 cups cooked ham, diced
3 1/4 cups chicken stock
salt (to taste)
1 teaspoon pepper
5 tablespoons butter
5 tablespoons flour
2 cups milk
2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded

Instructions:

  1. Combine potatoes, celery, onion, ham, and chicken stock in stockpot and bring to boil
  2. Cook over medium heat until potatoes are tender
  3. Add salt and pepper
  4. Make a roux in a small pan: melt butter and whisk in flour stirring constantly until thick
  5. Slowly stir in milk and keep stirring about 5 minutes or until its thick
  6. Add cheese to milk and stir until melted
  7. Stir cheese mixture into the stockpot and cook until heated through
  8. Use an immersion blender to reach desired consistency (if you want it to thicken it even more, add some potato flakes)
  9. Top with more cheese to look pretty

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