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Crock-Pot Hammy Potato Soup

crockpot hammy potato soup

I’ve mentioned my Grammy before and how I inherited a lot of cookbooks when she died, but (obviously) I had another grandmother. She was also a fabulous cook, and I inherited a lot of her old cookbooks too. I was thumbing through looking for something to fix for dinner, and I ran across a delicious-looking potato soup recipe that I thought we all might enjoy, so I gave it a try after tweaking it slightly to suit our tastes and the fact that I had some leftover ham I wanted to add in.

I thought it was wonderful. My husband thought it was okay, and the kids wouldn’t even try it! Well, that’s not entirely true. The four-year-old took one bite and said it was, “Yummy,” but then she asked for a hot dog. 🙂

Here’s the recipe for my yummy, hammy potato soup.

Crock-Pot Hammy Potato Soup
Recipe Type: Main
Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 10 hours
Total time: 10 hours 20 mins
Serves: 8 servings
What do you do when you have a lot of leftover ham and potatoes? You make hammy potato soup, of course! At least, I did.
  • 1/2 lb cooked ham steaks, diced
  • 6 small baking potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 10.75-ounce can Campbell’s condensed potato soup
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 2 tbspns white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbspn extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 stick of butter, sliced
  • 2 tsps parsley
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic
  1. In a large Crock-Pot, pour in chicken broth, water, half-and-half, and white wine vinegar.
  2. Stir until combined.
  3. Add in the flour, parsley, salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic, and bay leaf.
  4. Stir well.
  5. Stir in the diced ham and potato.
  6. Layer the sliced butter over the top of the soup at regular intervals.
  7. Cover and cook over low heat for 8-10 hours.
  8. Remove bay leaf before serving.
hammy potato soup

This is a very filling soup, so you’ll want to serve it with something light, like a green salad. And be prepared to store the leftovers. To me, though, that was the best part of making this soup, because I think it tastes even better a day or two later!


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1 thought on “Crock-Pot Hammy Potato Soup”

  1. I don’t know what it is about soup, but they do get better with a couple of days in the fridge. My husband thinks most soups are just ok, so I get to enjoy all of the leftovers any time I make some. Fine by me!

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