Ingredients

  • 3 ½ cups peeled and diced potatoes
  • ½ cup chopped carrots
  • ½ cup chopped green beans
  • ⅓ cup diced celery
  • ⅓ cup finely chopped onion
  • ¾ cup diced cooked ham
  • 3 ¼ cups water
  • 2 tablespoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 teaspoon ground white pepper, or to taste
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups nonfat milk
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Combine potatoes, carrots, green beans, celery, onion, ham, and water in a stockpot. Bring to a boil and cook over medium heat until potatoes are tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in chicken bouillon and pepper.

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  • Step 2

    Melt butter in a separate saucepan over medium-low heat. Whisk in flour with a with fork and cook, stirring constantly, until thick, about 1 minute. Slowly stir in milk so lumps do not form until all of the milk has been added. Continue stirring until thick, 4 to 5 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Pour the milk mixture into stockpot and cook soup until heated through, about 5 minutes. Serve immediately.

  • Editor's Note:

    This recipe is a healthier version of Delicious Ham and Potato Soup.

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