In a large Dutch oven or heavy bottomed soup pot heat oil over medium high heat and add bacon. Add all remaining ingredients except milk and peas to the pot and bring to a boil.
By Chef John a red bowl of creamy soup with chunks of potato garnished with sliced green onions with sliced bread in the background.
Ham soup recipes healthy. Allow the soup to boil for 10-12 minutes or until the potatoes are fork tender. Then reduce the heat and stir in milk and peas. From creamy ham and wild rice to cheesy ham chowder we have loads of ham soup recipes to help you stretch your ham even further.
Cook for 7-8 minutes until just short of crispy. Never let good ham go to waste. Sauté your garlic onions carrots and celery in olive oil on the stovetop until the onions are translucent about 10 minutes.
Our favorite money-saving trick is to turn it into rich and luxurious-tasting soups usually with lots of cheese. Add leeks celery and carrots and cook for. With the slightly sweet somewhat salty and subtly smoky flavor of the ham this hearty soup is the ideal fall or winter soup — a great one for lunches or as a starter for dinner.