Leftover Recipe: Ham & Potato Soup

The ham leftover was from the Christmas menu. The bone still had a lot meat on it and a few ham slices so I decided to throw them in a crock pot with potatoes and spices to make a hearty soup. Easy, time convenient and of course, delish soup for dinner on a cold night.

Leftover Recipe: Ham & Potato Soup


  • leftover ham bone and meat
  • 4 med red skin potatoes cubed
  • 1/2 med onion chopped
  • 3 dried bay leaves
  • sprinkle of salt & pepper
  • sprinkle of dried Italian seasoning
  • sprinkle of McCormick Perfect Pinch Vegetable seasoning
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1/2 water + 1 tbsp of cornstarch mixture


  • Put ham bone + meat, potatoes, onions, bay leaves, water, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, and McCormick Perfect Pinch Vegetable seasoning. Sprinkle more as you go along according to your taste. Set the crock-pot to either LOW or HIGH settings. LOW if you’re cooking at 9am, and HIGH if you start it at about 12pm or 1pm.
  • After simmering for hours and before serving, take out the bay leaves.
  • Add cream or milk.
  • Then the cornstarch + water mixture. Stir everything together. Let the remaining heat to continue cooking.
  • Taste to check out the seasonings.

Yummy Yummy Yummy!

Dexie Jane

Mother of 2. She drinks coffee everyday and wine on the weekends. She devours massive amount of chocolate, pork, and sushi. She loves to dance in her living room and binge-watches KDRAMA, historical dramas, and excessive unhealthy dose of Crime/Murder mysteries/dramas/documentaries. She's also a proud Bibliophile and loves being a bargain fashionista & SHOEHOLIC!

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