I always have grandiose plans for holiday dinner leftovers. But they almost always fail to come to fruition. I'm either burnt out on ham or turkey or mashed potatoes OR I'm just burnt out on cooking (or being in the kitchen) altogether. Maybe you can relate?
Well, this soup is the solution to all of my problems (and hopefully yours, too.) Starting with the idea of a ham and potato soup (rather than ham and bean, which my husband
This soup is out-of-this-world delicious and way too easy. Kevin and I were both in love with the taste, the texture, and the perfect combination of leftovers and fresh ingredients. YUM.
Leftover Ham and Potato Soup Recipe
recipe by adorkablerecipes.blogspot.com
3 cups leftover mashed potatoes
1-1/2 cup chopped leftover ham
2 stalks celery, chopped
1/2 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 beef bouillon cubes
3 cups water
1 cup milk
1-1/2 tsp parsley flakes
1/2 tsp pepper
for topping (optional)
In a small crockpot (slow cooker) combine all ingredients, except toppings (chili sauce and oyster crackers). Stir together. Cook on high 4-5 hours, until celery and onion are softened and soup is fragrant. Serve (with chili sauce and crackers, if desired.)
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