Potato and Ham Soup

Potato and ham soup
Potato and ham soup


  • 550 g peeled and diced potatoes
  • 40 g diced celery
  • 60 g finely chopped onion
  • 90 g diced cooked ham
  • 770 ml water
  • Pinch of chicken bouillon granules
  • 3 g salt, or to taste
  • 2 g ground white or black pepper, or to taste
  • 70 g butter
  • 40 g flour
  • 475 ml milk


  1. Combine the potatoes, celery, onion, ham and water in a stockpot.
  2. Bring to a boil, then cook over medium heat until potatoes are tender, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in the chicken bouillon, salt and pepper.
  4. In a separate saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat.
  5. Whisk in flour with a fork, and cook, stirring constantly until thick, about 1 minute.
  6. Slowly stir in milk as not to allow lumps to form until all of the milk has been added.
  7. Continue stirring over medium-low heat until thick, 4 to 5 minutes.
  8. Stir the milk mixture into the stockpot, and cook soup until heated through.
  9. Serve immediately.


Where to source your ingredients

Vegetables & Herbs

Westmeath Organic Produce – Food Market at Buy Lo on Dublin Road, Mullingar every Friday morning


Moonshine Organic Farm – Organic milk – fresh every day available straight from the farm

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