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Slow Cooker Potato and Ham Soup

This Slow Cooker Potato and Ham Soup uses leftover ham bones, fresh veggies, and lots of potatoes to create a dinner that is easy and filling! Throw everything in your crockpot before work and come home to a delicious, home cooked meal that the whole family will love!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 15 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Dinner, Ham, Potato, Soup
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 273kcal

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker
  • Tongs

Ingredients

  • 2 large ham bones
  • 2 celery stalks leaves trimmed and diced
  • 3 carrots peeled and diced
  • 1 medium white onion diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • ½ teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 3 pounds russet potatoes peeled and chopped into 1-inch pieces
  • 8 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Instructions

  • Place the ham bones, chopped celery, carrots, onion, garlic, seasoning and herbs in the bottom of a slow cooker. Top with potatoes and cover everything with chicken stock.
  • Cover and cook on low for 8 – 10 hours, or until potatoes are fork tender.
  • Using a pair of tongs, remove the ham bones from the soup and discard. Also remove the bay leaf.
  • Stir in the cream and let cook for another minute or two, until warmed through.
  • Serve topped with fresh parsley, if desired.

Notes

  • Soup can be stored in the refrigerator for up to three days. Do not freeze this soup recipe.
  • For a thicker soup: microwave the cream for 30 seconds. Stir in 3 tablespoon of flour and whisk until smooth. Stir into soup and cook until thickened.

Nutrition

Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 273kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 304mg | Potassium: 862mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 3421IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 2mg