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This is a naturally gluten free recipe for Ham and Potato Soup. It was my Granny’s recipe that I added ham too. We always serve ham at Christmas so this is a great way to use the ham after the holiday. It is pure comfort food for me. Every year I make this and it reminds me of my Granny. It is like having her with me every time I make it. I hope you enjoy. You can make with or without the ham. You can also make with a 2% or less milk but the soup will not be as rich or creamy, however it will be lower in calories. For me I like to enjoy it as below.
Ham and Potato Soup
- 6 potatoes peeled and diced
- 2 cups whole milk or heavy cream
- 1 stick of butter
- 1/2 cup of country or city ham
- pepper - optional
Peel and dice potatoes and boil in water until fork tender.
Drain almost all water.
Using a potato masher lightly mash potatoes.
Add milk and butter and melt over medium heat and stir
Add ham and pepper.