Published Oct 6th
Prep 20m Cook 40m Additional - Ready In 1h
Servings 8 servings Calories 280.7

A Cheddar cheese soup filled with chunks of vegetables and ham.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups peeled and diced potatoes
  • ½ cup diced carrots
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • ¼ cup chopped onions
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup cooked ham, cubed
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 In a large saucepan, mix the water, potatoes, carrots, celery, onions, salt and pepper. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  2. 2 Mix the ham into the vegetable mixture.
  3. 3 In a medium saucepan, melt the butter. Stir in the flour until smooth. Slowly pour in the milk. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir 2 minutes, or until thickened. Stir in the Cheddar cheese until melted.
  4. 4 Mix the melted cheese mixture with the vegetable mixture and serve.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 280.7
  • Carbohydrate 14.5 g
  • Cholesterol 57.7 mg
  • Fat 19.1 g
  • Fiber 1.4 g
  • Protein 13.1 g
  • Saturated Fat 11.3 g
  • Sodium 873.5 mg
  • Sugar 4 g


  1. Instructions unclear I found it very difficult to go to Chuck E Cheese and kidnap the person who goes around in the Chuck E Cheese costume and throws tickets to all the kids but I got the job done and this was delicious.
  2. The only rerason I'm giving it 4 stars is because I have added some processed cheese as some reviewers suggested trust me it does give that extra creamy texture that this soup needs. Regardless - it was a hit and I will definetly make it again. IMO best cheese soop on this site. Straight to - Read more ...
  3. This is my favorite soup of all time. The only change I made to the recipe is that I used chicken broth in place of the water to add more flavor.
  4. Yummy!! Basic ingredients and easy to make. If you like cream/cheese soups then this is a must. The ONLY change I made was 1/2 velveeta and 1/2 cheddar. Thanks for the great soup recipe!!
  5. This was a good way to use left over ham. My situation was similar to the previous poster I needed to make 12 servings and I did not have celery. So I substituted the salt for celery salt but only added two teaspoons (for 12 servings 2.5 tsp was indicated) of this. The ham I - Read more ...
  6. this is really really good as need to add a thing.
  7. My husband loved this. I simmered the ham bone and used the broth in the soup along with the ham pieces. I didn't add any salt.
  8. I followed it exactly and it turned out great! I cant even think of a way to change it unless you are counting calories!
  9. This is the best ham potato and cheese soup I have ever had!!! It was so easy to make and tasted wonderful! It was a hit with my husband and son. I used Velveeta cheese in place of the shredded cheddar because I did not have any cheddar. It was so nice and creamy and - Read more ...
  10. This is really great. I didn't have any ham at hand but I substituted smoked turkey and it still turned out fine. I made this for myself but my mom came by and tried some...and then took what I had planned to be leftovers. But tis a compliment nonetheless. Thank you!

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