Creamy Cauliflower, Potato, and Cheesy Ham Chowder
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Creamy Cauliflower, Potato, and Cheesy Ham Chowder

So creamy and delicious, this is perfect for using up leftover Thanksgiving ham, or anytime you desire some serious comfort food!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time21 mins
Total Time31 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chowder, creamy, ham, Soup
Servings: 3 people
Author: Grace

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 small potato peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 1/4-1/2 lb diced ham
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 head cauliflower cut into small pieces
  • 32 oz chicken broth you may have some left over
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar
  • parmesan cheese shavings as soup garnish (optional)
  • cayenne pepper to sprinkle on top (optional)
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Heat up your olive oil in a large sauce pan on med - med high heat. Add your onion and garlic, and saute until softened, around 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the ham, and stir fry for around 3 minutes. Then add the cauliflower and potato and give it a stir.
  • Add enough chicken broth to cover the mixture and then bring to the boil. Cover, then lower to a simmer and simmer for around 15 minutes, or until the potato and cauliflower are tender.
  • Turn the heat down to low. Stir in the shredded cheddar cheese and heavy whipping cream. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Notes

Top this deliciously creamy soup with parmesan shavings and some cayenne pepper to give it a kick if you like!  Serve with a side salad and some French bread for a completely satisfying meal!