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cheesy ham and potato soup

Cheesy Ham and Potato Soup

Cheesy Ham and Potato Soup is thick, creamy and hearty - it's like comfort in a bowl on a cold winter night!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Servings 10 1 ½ c servings


  • ½ c butter
  • 1 c diced celery
  • 1 c diced carrots
  • ½ c flour
  • 4 c milk
  • 3 c low sodium chicken broth
  • 3 c peeled & diced potatoes
  • 2 tablespoon minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 lb Velveeta cheese cubed
  • 2 c diced ham


  • In a large pot, melt the butter over medium-high heat.
  • Once the butter is melted, add the celery and carrots and sauté for 5 minutes.
  • Add flour and whisk for 30 seconds.
  • Add the milk and broth slowly, whisking constantly until it's all incorporated.
  • Add the potatoes, minced onion, salt and pepper; bring to boil.
  • Turn the heat down to low/medium and let simmer for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are soft.
  • Add the cubed cheese and diced ham and stir until the cheese is all melted.
  • Serve warm.
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