This creamy, flavorful soup is perfect for cold winter evenings! The folks at the Spare Change Diner always have a pot bubbling on the back burner.
Ham and Potato Soup
4 cups diced potatoes
2 cups chopped ham
½ cup chopped onion
41/2 cups chicken broth
5 T butter
1/3 cup flour
2 cups half and half (or 2% milk)
Salt and pepper to taste
Chop potatoes, ham, and onion and boil in chicken broth 10 – 15 minutes (until vegetables are soft)
In a medium sized sauce pan, melt butter and whisk in flour. Slowly add half and half (or milk), stirring continuously. Allow to thicken (about 5 minutes).
Stir flour, butter, and milk mixture into the vegetables. Heat through. Add salt and pepper to taste.