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Potato and Ham Steak Soup

A thick-and-hearty potato soup, made extra special with the addition of chopped ham steak.

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Ingredients

  • * 1 Cook's® Bone-in Ham Steak (about 1 pound), finely chopped
  • * 3 medium potatoes, peeled, finely chopped (about 2 cups)
  • * 1 cup chopped celery
  • * 1 medium onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • * 1 can (14.5 ounces) Chicken Broth
  • * 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
  • * 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • * 2-1/2 cups whole milk
  • * 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper

Preparation

  1. Combine potatoes, celery, onions and broth in large saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 15 minutes, or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add ham; cook an additional 2 minutes, or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  3. Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add flour; cook and stir 1 minute. Gradually stir in milk. Cook 5 minutes, or until thickened, stirring constantly. Season with pepper. Add to hot soup; mix well.

Notes

Great Substitute: Prepare as directed, using 2-1/2 cups finely chopped leftover Cook's® Bone-In Ham.