Scalloped Potato and Ham Soup


Rich and creamy, this soup will remind you of the classic scalloped potato dish. We've topped it off with toasted panko bread crumbs for some added crunch.

Scalloped Potato and Ham Soup in bowls with spoons
Photo: Brie Passano
Total Time:
35 mins
11 1/3 cups


  • 3 tablespoon butter

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • 1 cup chopped celery

  • 1 cup chopped carrots

  • 4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

  • ½ cup panko bread crumbs

  • 2 cup half-and-half

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ cup chopped cooked ham

  • 2 cup shredded white cheddar cheese (8 oz.)


  1. In a 5- to 6-qt. Dutch oven heat 2 Tbsp. of the butter over medium. Add onion, celery, and carrots; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add broth; bring to boiling. Stir in potatoes and black pepper. Simmer, covered, 10 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, in a 6-inch skillet melt remaining 1 Tbsp. butter over medium. Add bread crumbs. Cook and stir 4 minutes or until lightly toasted.

  3. In a medium bowl whisk together half-and-half and flour; stir into broth mixture. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Stir in ham. Gradually add cheese, stirring until melted. Top servings with toasted bread crumbs.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

503 Calories
28g Fat
40g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 503
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 95mg 32%
Sodium 1207mg 52%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 18.6mg 93%
Calcium 396mg 30%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Potassium 1007mg 21%
Fatty acids, total trans 1g
Folate, total 51.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.6mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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