Slow Cooker Leftover Ham & Shredded Potato Soup

Slow Cooker Leftover Ham & Shredded Potato Soup is the perfect meal to make after holiday dinners. Use up ham with this comforting crockpot dinner.

Slow Cooker Leftover Ham & Shredded Potato Soup is the perfect meal to make after holiday dinners. Use up ham with this comforting crockpot dinner.

Slow Cooker Leftover Ham & Shredded Potato Soup

If your family is anything like mine, by day 3 of leftovers they are like NOPE NOPE NOPE! I try to be versatile and let’s say we’re having chicken, I’ll use the leftovers in quesadillas or a casserole but at the end of the day, even I get tired of the leftovers.

Not ham though…I feel like that’s the one leftover that no matter how I recreate it into another dish the family is actually happy! SCORE!

Slow Cooker Leftover Ham & Shredded Potato Soup is the perfect meal to make after holiday dinners. Use up ham with this comforting crockpot dinner.

Easter Sunday was just 4 days ago and last night I scored big time with this delicious Slow Cooker Leftover Ham & Shredded Potato Soup. I just had to hurry up and get it on our site in case you have a little leftover ham stashed in the fridge and dreading feeding it to the family.

Slow Cooker Leftover Ham & Shredded Potato Soup is the perfect meal to make after holiday dinners. Use up ham with this comforting crockpot dinner.

Basically, this is my go-to crockpot easy creamy potato soup recipe with a couple of minor modifications. All you need to do is chop up your leftover ham, and just dump it into this soup mixture. My 9 year old asked to take some for lunch today to school…you know its good if it gets requested for the lunchbox.

Slow Cooker Leftover Ham & Shredded Potato Soup is the perfect meal to make after holiday dinners. Use up ham with this comforting crockpot dinner.

Next time you have leftover ham give this recipe a try, it is hearty and so simple to prepare. I might just have to find a reason to make ham in between Easter and Christmas because this is one tasty creation! Enjoy!

soup with shredded cheese in blue glass bowl with crusty bread and polka dot table cloth

Other great ideas for leftovers:

Baked Macaroni & Cheese with Ham
Here comes comfort food in the form of Baked Macaroni & Cheese with Ham. Use up that leftover holiday ham and make this homestyle cheesy dish.
Leftover Turkey Noodle CasseroleTired of having leftover Thanksgiving turkey? Make an easy Leftover Turkey Noodle Casserole and change things up! This easy family pleasing meal is great!
Creamy Chicken Ziti Casserole

 

Yield: 4-6 servings

Slow Cooker Leftover Ham & Shredded Potato Soup

Slow Cooker Leftover Ham & Shredded Potato Soup
Slow Cooker Leftover Ham & Shredded Potato Soup is the perfect meal to make after holiday dinners. Use up ham with this comforting crockpot dinner.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 32 oz chicken broth
  • 1 20 oz pkg refrigerated shredded potatoes
  • 2 cups ham, diced
  • 1 cup carrots, shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Lawry's Seasoning Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Thyme
  • 3 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup half and half or milk
  • 4 oz cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

Instructions

  1. Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking.
  2. Add in: onion, garlic, chicken broth, shredded potatoes, ham, carrots, pepper, Lawry's & Thyme. Stir until combined.
  3. Place lid on, cook on high 4 hours or low 6 hours.
  4. At end of cooking time, whisk together flour and half and half or milk. Pour into soup and stir. Add in cubed cream cheese. Cook on low an additional 30 minutes.
  5. Prior to serving stir in shredded cheese.

Notes

Add in salt & additional pepper to taste.

Slow Cooker Leftover Ham & Shredded Potato Soup is the perfect meal to make after holiday dinners. Use up ham with this comforting crockpot dinner.

Comments

  1. I totally love repurposing leftovers into new creations! This soup looks outstanding. I’m putting this on my list!!

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