Cheddar Potato & Ham Soup

Cheddar Potato & Ham Soup


Cheddar Potato & Ham Soup

Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Soup
Keyword: Ham, potatoes


  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1/2 lb ham slices, cubed
  • 4 potatoes, cubed
  • salt, pepper & dill
  • 4 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cup milk
  • 1/2 lb extra-sharp cheddar, cubed or shredded
  • 12 tsp pepper
  • 1//2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper


  • Heat olive oil in a large soup pot over medium heat. Add onions, celery and carrots. Cook until onions and celery are translucent. Add ham and potatoes. Season with salt, pepper & some dill. Add chicken stock, bring to a boil and cook until potatoes are tender.
  • Meanwhile, melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook for 2 minutes. Whisk in milk, bring to a boil and cook until thickened. Remove from heat. Add cheese and stir until melted. Add seasonings.
  • When potatoes are tender, whisk the cheese sauce into the soup pot. Continue boiling slowly until soup is desired thickness, stirring frequently.


This soup is also delicious without the ham.

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