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Cheesy Ham Potato Soup
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Cheesy Ham Potato Soup

Cheesy Ham Potato Soup
Course Soup
Cuisine Dinner
Keyword cheese., dinner, ham, potato., soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Author Raquel Pineira

Ingredients

  • 5 cups water
  • 4 russet potatoes
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons onion, chopped
  • 2/3 cup chopped cooked ham
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 tablespoons butter (total 1/4 cup)
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Place 1 tablespoon of butter in large cookpot on the stove.
  • Heat over medium until butter melts.
  • Add chopped celery and onion and saute until onion is clear.
  • Add water, potatoes to pot and cook over medium until potatoes are cooked. Use a fork to check.
  • In a small saucepan melt remainng 2 tablespoons of butter and add flour.
  • Whisk flour and butter until smooth. Add milk and stir ..
  • Add flour mixture (roux) to the potatoes.
  • Add salt, pepper and ham to the mixture.
  • Heat 5-7 minutes until heated through.
  • Add cheese to the soup and serve.