|Posted by Admin on April 4, 2011 at 4:44 AM|
This is a delicious recipe for ham and potato soup that a friend gave to me. It is very easy and the great thing about it is that you can add additional ingredients, more ham, potatoes, etc and it still turns out great.
Original Recipe Yield 8 servings
500 g peeled and diced potatoes
50 g diced celery
50 g finely chopped onion
100 g diced cooked ham
1 L water
10 g chicken bouillon granules
5 g salt, or to taste
2 g ground white or black pepper, or to taste
100 g butter
50 g all-purpose flour
500 ml milk
Combine the potatoes, celery, onion, ham and water in a stockpot. Bring to a boil, then cook over medium heat until potatoes are tender, about 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in the chicken bouillon, salt and pepper.
In a separate saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Whisk in flour with a fork, and cook, stirring constantly until thick, about 1 minute. Slowly stir in milk as not to allow lumps to form until all of the milk has been added. Continue stirring over medium-low heat until thick, 4 to 5 minutes.
Stir the milk mixture into the stockpot, and cook soup until heated through. Serve immediately.
Amount Per Serving Calories: 195 | Total Fat: 10.5g | Cholesterol: 30mg