Country Ham Baked Potato Soup

Let the smell of great tasting food fill the kitchen with our easy to make country ham and potato soup.

Country Ham Baked Potato Soup
© Sally Scott
Prep Time 10 min. | Cook Time 60 min. | Total Time 1 hr. 10 min.

Ingredients:

  • 2 large baking potatoes
  • 2 Tsp butter
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 6 oz. Clifty Farm ham slices, medium diced
  • 3 Tsp flour
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • cheddar cheese and chopped green onion, garnish

Directions:

  • Bake potatoes, set aside to cool slightly
  • Melt butter in large pot at medium temperature.
  • Add onion. Stir until soft
  • Add ham.  Brown slightly. Remove onion and ham from pot.
  • Add flour.  Add milk.  Whisk until smooth. Continue stirring until mixture thickens.
  • Scoop potatoes from skins, add to milk mixture.. Stir until blended.
  • Add onion and ham to soup.
  • Add salt and pepper.  Taste and correct seasoning to taste.
  • Simmer on low heat for 3-5 minutes.  Do not boil.
  • Serve in soup mugs.  Garnish with cheese and green onion.
  • Reheats well!

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