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worlds best potato soup
World's Best Potato Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

Salty ham, creamy potatoes, hearty veggies, and a savory cream base come together in this easy World's Best Potato Soup.  Whip this up in your pressure cooker for a meal made in minutes.

Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked potato soup, creamy soup, potato ham soup
Servings: 10 Servings
Calories: 257 kcal
Author: Kadee
Ingredients
  • 4-5 Red Potatoes cubed
  • 1 bunch green onions Diced
  • 3 carrots diced
  • 5 celery stalks Sliced
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups ham steak diced
  • 3 cups milk
  • 8 oz whipping cream
  • 3 TBSP corn starch
  • 6 TBSP water
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • salt
  • pepper
  • onion powder
  • parsley flakes optional
Instructions
  1. Combine potatoes, green onions, celery, and carrots in a pressure cooker. Cover with just enough water to cover (About 3 cups). Cook on manual pressure for 2 minutes. Use a quick release to release steam.

  2. Set pot to saute. Add Milk and whipping cream to the cooked veggies.

  3. Add diced ham.

  4. Create a slurry of corn starch and water and add to soup. Stir until thickened.

  5. Season to taste with salt, pepper, onion powder, and parsely.
  6. Add sour cream and stir until melted.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

For stovetop:

  1. Add potatoes, carrots, green onions and celery to a dutch oven.  Cover with water.  Boil until potatoes are fork tender.
  2. Reduce heat to a simmer. Add Milk and whipping cream to the cooked veggies.
  3. Add diced ham.
  4. Create a slurry of corn starch and water and add to soup. Stir until thickened.
  5. Season to taste with salt, pepper, onion powder, and parsely.
  6. Add sour cream and stir until melted.

Pro Tip: A cornstarch slurry is a mixture of a cold liquid with cornstarch. It is used as a thickening agent. A typical cornstarch slurry will consist of 2 parts cold water and 1 part cornstarch.

Nutrition Facts
World's Best Potato Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 257 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 54mg18%
Sodium 215mg9%
Potassium 672mg19%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 3758IU75%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 147mg15%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.