Ham Potato Cheddar Soup

Ham Potato Cheddar Soup
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 15
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 232.7
  • Total Fat: 11.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 40.4 mg
  • Sodium: 1,077.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 14.5 g

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Introduction

heddar cheese is delicious with the ham and potatoes. The flavors remind me of our favorite potato au gratin casserole and the peas add a nice fresh spring flavor and color. heddar cheese is delicious with the ham and potatoes. The flavors remind me of our favorite potato au gratin casserole and the peas add a nice fresh spring flavor and color.
Number of Servings: 15

Ingredients


    1 ham bone
    10 cups water
    2 bay leaves
    2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    cup carrots, chopped
    cup onion, diced
    cup celery, chopped
    2 cups potatoes, peeled and diced
    cup butter
    cup flour
    1-1/2 cups milk
    teaspoon salt
    teaspoon pepper
    2 cups (8 ounces) cheddar cheese, grated
    1-1/2 cups ham, cubed
    1 cup frozen peas
    cup parsley, coarsely chopped

Directions


Simmer ham bone in water with bay leaves in a large pot for 1-1/2 to 2 hours, till ham is falling off the bone. Remove bone and ham from liquid. Strain stock. Add potatoes and simmer until tender.
Heat oil in a large saute pan until medium hot. Add carrots, onion and celery and cook till transparent, about 4-5 minutes. Add to soup stock.
In a saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth, then cook for 1 minute. Gradually add milk, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and cook and stir for 3-4 minutes until thickened. Stir in grated cheese until melted. Add to hot stock. Stir in cubed ham, peas and parsley. Garnish with extra parsley.


Serving Size: Makes 12-15 1 cup servings

Number of Servings: 15

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DE40EF1661.