Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Creamy Ham & Potato Soup

A good cook here in the park told me she had tried a new recipe and it was very good. She brought me a sample of it and she was not kidding. VERY good. I tasted it cold and it was even good that way!
So lucky you...here is the recipe:
Recipe: Creamy Ham & Potato Soup 1/6/2009
Category: Soup
Author: Sharon Hvam

2 C Potatoes cut up
1 C Carrots chopped
1/2 C celery chopped
1 C water
1/2 C onions chopped
1/4 tsp dried Thyme or Basil
1/4 tsp pepper
10 oz can cream of celery or cream of mushroom soup
1/4 C shredded American cheese
crushed dry dill
1 C ham chopped
1 1/2 C half and half or milk

In large saucepan combine potatoes, water,carrot, onion, celery, thyme and
pepper. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Simmer, covered for 10-15 minutes or until
potatoes are tender.
Stir in half and half, soup and ham;heat through. Do not boil. Reduce heat to low.
Add cheese and stir until melted. Garnish each serving with chives, cracked
pepper and/or additional cheese. Makes 4 servings.

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