Potato,Ham and Leek soup

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Rita1652

A quick, easy, hearthy, comfort soup for those cold winter days. A great way to use left over smoked ham. This is rich and creamy. If you like a thinner soup omit the dried potaoes. Which is how I started the soup but found it needed something more.That is where the dried potatoes come in. Serve as a main dish or a cup.Top with shredded cheese.

Top Review by RSL5709

This was very good. I used a combination of chicken stock and ham stock rather than water, and cut the cheese to 2 cups instead of 3. I think without using the stocks it would have needed some more flavor, so I'm glad I had those in the fridge needing to be used. I used the instant potatoes as I prefer a thicker soup, although I tasted it before adding the package and liked it with the thinner texture too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot melt butter and saute leeks and ham till softened add the rest of the ingredients except for the Betty Crockers sour cream& chives mashed potatoes and cook till potatoes are soft 15-20 minutes stirring so cheese doesn`t stick.
  2. Add the 1 package of potatoes and stir till nice and creamy.
  3. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

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