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Easy Crockpot Leftover Ham and Potato Soup

leftover ham and potato soup in a white bowl with a swirl of sour cream on a white plate with 2 slices of bread on the side with s sprig of parsley and a spoon in front on a blue table with a black and white napkin.

What to do with leftover holiday ham? This easy leftover ham and potato soup recipe is perfect for using up that leftover ham. This creamy, rich soup takes only a few minutes to prepare and will be a hit with the whole family. Love our Crock Pot recipes? Grab this easy Crock Pot leftover ham potato soup recipe for dinner tonight. So cozy and comforting!

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Ingredients for Easy Crock Pot Leftover Ham & Potato Soup

  • Leftover ham, cubed (can use ham stakes if you do not have any leftover Easter or Christmas Ham)
  • Potatoes, peeled and diced
  • Carrots, peeled and diced
  • Onion, diced
  • Celery, diced
  • Corn, canned or frozen
  • Cloves of garlic, rough chop
  • Rosemary, dried leaves
  • Black pepper
  • Vegetable broth
  • Water
  • 1/4 cup of flour
  • Milk (any kind, or half and half or heavy cream)
  • Sour cream
  • Rustic Bread to serve
top down view of the ham and potato soup with a swirl of sour cream on top, in a white bowl on a white plate with a spoon on the bottom right and parsley and bread on the left side of the bowl  on a blue table with a black and white striped napkin and Rosemary leaves on the table

How to Make Easy Crock Pot Leftover Ham & Potato Soup

  1. Take the leftover ham (or ham stake) and remove most of the fat and cut it into 1/2 bite sizes pieces. 
  2. Wash, peel, and chop the potatoes and carrots into uniform bite-size chunks of about 1/2 inch.
  3. Cut and chop the onion, garlic, and celery. 
  4. If the corn is frozen, warm it up in the microwave for 2 minutes. 
  5. Spray the inner pot of the Crock Pot. 
  6. Add the ham, potatoes, onion, carrots, celery, corn, garlic, rosemary, black pepper, vegetable broth, and water. (do not add the flour, milk, or sour cream at this time)
  7. Set the Crock Pot to low for 6 hours or high for 4. 
  8. When the cooking time is done add the flour to a small bowl, then slowly add the milk to make a smooth sauce, and add the sour cream and mix until smooth. Add this mixture to the soup and stir it in.   
  9. Replace the lid and let the soup cook at high for 30 minutes until hot and bubbly. 
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close up view of the ham and potato soup with a swirl of sour cream on top, in a white bowl on a white plate with a spoon on the bottom right and parsley and bread on the left side of the bowl on a blue table with a black and white striped napkin

Easy Crockpot Ham and Potato Soup

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups of leftover ham, cubed (can use ham stakes if you do not have any leftover Easter or Christmas Ham)
  • 4 cups of potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 cups carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 cups onion, diced
  • 1 cup of celery, diced
  • 1 cup of corn, canned or frozen
  • 2 cloves of garlic, rough chop
  • 1/4 teaspoon rosemary, dried leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups of vegetable broth
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1/4 cup of flour
  • 1 & 1/2 cup of milk (any kind, or half and half or heavy cream)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Instructions

  1. Take the leftover ham (or ham stake) and remove most of the fat and cut it into 1/2 bite sizes pieces. 
  2. Wash, peel, and chop the potatoes and carrots into uniform bite-size chunks of about 1/2 inch.
  3. Cut and chop the onion, garlic, and celery. 
  4. If the corn is frozen, warm it up in the microwave for 2 minutes. 
  5. Spray the inner pot of the Crock Pot. 
  6. Add the ham, potatoes, onion, carrots, celery, corn, garlic, rosemary, black pepper, vegetable broth, and water. (do not add the flour, milk, or sour cream at this time)
  7. Set the Crock Pot to low for 6 hours or high for 4. 
  8. When the cooking time is done add the flour to a small bowl, then slowly add the milk to make a smooth sauce, and add the sour cream and mix until smooth. Add this mixture to the soup and stir it in.   
  9. Replace the lid and let the soup cook at high for 30 minutes until hot and bubbly. 

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