Speedy creamy ham and potato soup

Serves: 2 people

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking: 15 minutes

Ham and potato soup


  • 200g potatoes cut into small cubes
  • 15g butter
  • A small onion, finely chopped
  • 375ml boiling water
  • 1 stock cube
  • 100ml milk
  • Pinch of parsley and a pinch of chives (or your chosen choice of herbs)
  • 1 slice of roast ham, roughly chopped
  • Slice of bread and butter


  1. Sizzle the butter in a saucepan, and toss in the onion and potato cubes. Heat for about 5 minutes.
  2. Drop in the stock cube and cover with boiling water. Shake in the herbs and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. Pour in the milk and get blending (or mashing) until the soup becomes smoother (a few lumps also work great) and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Serve with chopped ham, and bread and butter. Or toast it for that extra crunch if the bread is frozen or a few days old (even better)!

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