• Servings 6
  • Prep 10 min
  • Cook 60 min
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Cream of Garlic and Potato Soup


  • 3/4 lb ham, cubed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 10 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 Tbs butter
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 cup half and half
  • Kosher salt and black pepper to taste
  • Combine ham, onion, garlic and potatoes in a saucepan.
  • Add butter and oil then saute until onions are tender.
  • Place in a large stock pot with chicken broth and cook for one hour.
  • Spoon broth mixture , a little at a time into a blender and puree. Add the rest of the broth and continue to puree
  • Add the puree to the stockpot and blend in the whipping cream and half and half.
  • Heat through but don’t boil.
  • Season with salt and pepper.

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