Soups

Cheesy Ham and Potato Soup Recipe

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Soup season has arrived and I am always looking for new and delicious soups that my family will enjoy. As I have mentioned before, my husband will only consider soup a main dish if it is super hearty - and let me tell you, this soup is loaded! Serve it with some crusty french bread (or better yet, make Homemade French Bread and knock the pants off your family and friends!) and you have the perfect meal for a chilly fall day!

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4 cups potatoes, diced (you can peel them, but I prefer to leave the peel on - I used red potatoes)
½ cup onion, diced
1 cup carrots, sliced
1 cup frozen peas (optional, but my kids loved them)
2 cups ham, cooked and diced
2 (14.5 oz) cans chicken broth
salt and pepper to taste
6 tablespoons butter
6 tablespoons flour
2 cups milk
2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
In a large stock pot, combine potatoes, onion, carrots, peas, ham and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, lower heat to medium, and let cook until potatoes are soft (about 15-20 minutes for mine). Add salt and...
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Nutritions

Calories
507

Sodium
892mg
37% DV

Fat
21g
33% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
56g
19% DV

Fiber
10g
41% DV