Potatoes, onions and more.

Hearty Ham Chowder

Description

“I found this recipe online many years ago and it has been a family favorite ever since!” -Rhonda Medema, Purchasing

Ingredients

2CupWater
3MediumAlsum russet potatoes (peeled and chopped)
1⁄2CupRed onion (chopped)
1Teaspoon (Metric)dried basil
2Teaspoon (Metric)instant chicken bouillon granules
1⁄2TeaspoonPepper
3CupBroccoli
2CupHam (fully cooked, chopped)
2CupLight cream or half and half
1Tablespoonbutter
 UnknownParmesan cheese (sprinkled on top)

Instructions

In a large saucepan, combine water, potatoes, onion, basil, chicken bouillon granules & pepper.

Bring to a boil, reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

Remove from heat DO NOT drain.  Using a potato masher or fork, mash potatoes in saucepan.

Stir in broccoli, return to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 8-10 minutes or until broccoli is ju tender. 

Stir in chopped ham, light cream or half and half, and butter. 

Cook and stir until heated though.

To service, ladle into soup bowls. Sprinkle each serving with parmesan cheese.

 

Notes

Shortcuts by Rhonda:

I usually double this recipe. Larger stores sometimes have chopped frozen broccoli, I love when I can find this! For the Ham, I will buy a Ham Steak. I am very generous with the size of the potatoes and ham.”

Summary

Yield
12 Servings
Prep time15 minutes
Cook time35 minutes
RecipesSoup