Homemade ham and potato soup!

Homemade ham and potato soup!

Hello everyone :) I made a very yummy ham and potato soup tonight and those who have tried it have given it a lot of praise so I thought I would share it here. I do not know the calories unfortunately but it is very healthy and very filling.

It serves 4-6 people and takes about 15 mins to prep and 30 mins to cook.


4 slices of bacon, 1 cup diced onion, 1 cup diced carrot, 1 cup diced celery, 3 tbsp flour, 2 cups of cooked ham, 2 cubed potatoes, 6 cups of chicken broth (1 stock pot), 1 tsp thyme and 1 tsp pepper.

Step 1: Cut up the bacon and fry it on a high heat until crispy.

Step 2: Add the onion, carrot and celery and cook for 3 minutes (still on high heat).

Step 3: Reduce the heat to medium and add the flour. Stir constantly for 2 minutes to avoid lumps.

Step 4. Add the cooked ham, potatoes, thyme and black pepper and stir well.

Step 5. Add the chicken broth.

Step 6: Cover and bring to the boil and then reduce the heat to medium-low and cook for 30 minutes.

I've included a photo as that's what it should roughly look like when cooked and you can do it all in the same big pot. I won't take the credit for this as I found this recipe somewhere but I did change it up slightly and this is my own little version of it. I'm very shy about things like this but I wanted to share it so there it is. It tastes better than it looks! Have a great rest of the week! :)


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12 Replies

  • Looks absolutely lovely Mon3, i could eat that now. I am now going to bed before i start eating anything.


  • Aw thank you very much :)

    Good night and sweet dreams!

    M x

  • Good job!!!! It looks so yummy.

  • Thank you! :)

    M x

  • Thanks for sharing, looks yummy, will definitely make it. xx

  • Aw that's great, thank you :) let me know how it goes

    M x

  • Your soup looks really tasty! Will have to try it! I do tend to use a corn starch slurry to thicken rather than wheat flour. For one thing, you avoid the lumps. But mainly as my stepdaughter is a coeliac and this way makes it gluten free. :)

  • Sounds good to me!

    Let me know how it goes :D

    M x

  • Like the sound of this , will definitely try it.😀

  • Aw good :)

    I hope it goes well, let me know!

    M x

  • Mmmm, this looks like a scrumptious recipe - thanks for posting it, and I will hope to try it out sometime.

    Zest :-)

  • Aw no problem and thank you!

    I hope you enjoy it

    M x

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