Slow Cooker Creamy Ham and Potato Soup

Let's Get Ready for Baby! Sign up for our monthly pregnancy email series, and you'll get regular updates on your baby's development, helpful timelines to get ready for their arrival, must-have baby needs and so much more! PLUS, you'll get instant access to the MomsWhoThink "Ultimate Guide to Baby Naming in 2022." CLICK HERE to get started!

 

Ingredients:

1 thick slice smoked ham (about one pound), cubed
1 onion, finely chopped
2 (10.5 ounce) cans condensed chicken broth
2 cups water
5 large potatoes, diced
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon dried dill weed
3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups half-and-half cream
1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk

Directions:

1. Place ham and onion in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until ham is evenly brown and onions are soft (about 5 minutes).

2. Transfer the ham and onion to a slow cooker, and stir in chicken broth, water, potatoes, salt, dill weed, and pepper.

3. Cover, and cook on Low 6 to 7 hours, stirring occasionally.

4. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour and half-and-half. Stir into the soupin the crock pot, along with the evaporated milk.

5. Cover, and cook another 30 minutes before serving. Serve with thick slices of buttered Italian bread.