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Chunky Potato & Ham Soup
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Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Ready In: 30 min
Servings: 6
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3 medium red potaotes, peeled, cut into small cubes
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped scallions
  • 3 tbsp. Flour
  • ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. celery salt
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 (5 oz.) cans diced ham, drained

Bring water and ¼ tsp. salt to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender. Drain, reserving 1 cup of cooking liquid (add water to measure 1 cup if necessary). Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Sauté chopped scallions in the hot butter until tender. Add flour to butter and onion mixture; stir until smooth. Season with a little pepper. Add in oregano and celery salt. Continue to cook and stir for 1 minute. Gradually add potatoes, reserved 1 cup of cooking liquid and milk. Stir well. Add cheese and ham. Simmer potato ham soup over low heat, stirring frequently, for about 20 minutes.