Crockpot Ham and Potato Soup

Ham and potato soup made in the slow cooker! This recipe is the perfect way to use up leftover ham and it’s always a hit with my kiddos!

Crockpot Ham and Potato Soup - perfect for using up that leftover ham! #crockpot #soup

I get so excited when we have leftover ham in the house, because it means that I get to make this ham and potato soup! 

Of course, I’ve also been known to grab a bag of the already diced ham and just use that too. I mean, it’s just about the easiest thing in the world and it’s so versatile. We use it in omelettes, in soup, mixed in with my crockpot macaroni and cheese, and even for fried rice

 

Whether you have leftover ham or you’re using the diced ham from the grocery, this ham and potato soup recipe is pretty perfect and you’re going to love how easy it is to whip up.

Ready for the step by step? 

How to make this ham and potato soup recipe: 

To start, you’ll peel and dice a handful of potatoes and add those to your slow cooker.

Toss in some ham, carrots, celery, onion, garlic, broth, salt, and pepper. Easy enough right? 

ingredients for ham and potato soup in crockpot

Cook all that together on high for 3 hours or on low for 6 hours. 

Now, we’re going to make things nice and creamy! 

Add some flour and milk to a mason jar, seal tightly, and shake it all together. Alternately, add to a mixing bowl and whisk it up. This is such an easy way to thick a slow cooker soup. 

Crockpot Ham and Potato Soup - perfect for using up that leftover ham! #crockpot #soup

Pour that into your slow cooker along with some heavy cream and evaporated milk. 

Cover and cook on high for another 30 minutes. This should thicken the soup up nicely – it’ll be so creamy and delicious!

Taste and add additional salt, if needed.

That’s it, friends! Soup is served. ๐Ÿ™‚ 

crockpot ham soup recipe

Special Tools Needed for this slow cooker ham and potato soup: 

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Slow Cooker: The Ninja 4-in-1 slow cooker is my favorite and I have A LOT of slow cookers. I like the shape, size, and even heating of this one.

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More crockpot soup recipes: 

Crockpot Potato Soup: Cheesy soup perfection!

Crockpot Broccoli Cheese Soup: So creamy and cheesy and it’s low carb too!

Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings: Pure comfort food.

Cabbage Roll Soup: Hearty, filling, and simple.

Crockpot Ham and Potato Soup - perfect for using up that leftover ham! #crockpot #soup

Crockpot Ham and Potato Soup - perfect for using up that leftover ham! #crockpot #soup
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3.64 from 11 votes

Crockpot Ham and Potato Soup

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
3 hrs 30 mins
Total Time
3 hrs 40 mins
 
Servings: 10
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crockpot, slow cooker recipes
Calories: 291 kcal

It doesn't get much simpler than soup in the slow cooker! This recipe can be made with leftover ham or a package of the already diced ham from the grocery store.

Ingredients

  • 5 baking potatoes peeled and diced
  • 2 cups leftover ham diced
  • ยฝ sweet onion diced
  • 3 ribs celery diced
  • 2 carrots diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • ยฝ cup flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 12 ounces evaporated milk

Instructions

  1. Add the potatoes, ham, onion, celery, carrots, garlic, salt, pepper, and chicken broth to the slow cooker and stir to combine. 

  2. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours or low for 6 hours. 

  3. Add the flour and milk to a mason jar, seal tightly, and shake well. Alternately, add the flour and milk to a small bowl and whisk well.

  4. Add the milk mixture to the soup, along with the cream and evaporated milk. Stir well to combine.

  5. Cover and cook on high for 30 minutes to allow soup to thicken before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Crockpot Ham and Potato Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 bowl)
Calories 291 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 57mg19%
Sodium 911mg40%
Potassium 759mg22%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 2565IU51%
Vitamin C 14.6mg18%
Calcium 163mg16%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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