If you have a leftover ham bone from the holidays, don’t toss it! Use it to make this incredible Ham Bone Soup, and it will change the way you use leftover ham forever.
Ham stock Extra virgin olive oil Onion Garlic Carrots Bay leaves Leftover ham Russet potatoes Milk or heavy cream Cornstarch or wondra flour Salt & Pepper
Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Once hot, add onion, carrots, and celery. Cook until softened, 3-5 minutes.
Add minced garlic and cook another minute.
Add in chicken broth and Pour ham stock into the pot and add bay leaves.
Cover the pot with a lid and simmer on low for 30 minutes.
When 30 minutes is up, add ham and potatoes. Cook another 15-20 minutes.
In a bowl, combine milk and cornstarch. Use a fork to mix well. Add the milk mixture to the soup and stir well.
Allow the soup to simmer an additional 5 minutes to thicken.
Finally, season soup with salt and pepper to taste. Serve, and enjoy!