This homemade soup is easy and delicious! It’s a great way to use leftovers from Thanksgiving, Christmas or Easter and it will warm you up on a cold fall or winter day!
1 leftover ham bone plus juices and extra meat from cooking
1 large onion, diced
6 large potatoes, peeled and diced
black pepper, if needed
- In a large soup pot, add ham bone, meat and juices. Add water until ham bone is covered. Season with black pepper, if desired.
- Cook over medium high heat for 20 minutes, then add onion. Cook for another 15 minutes, then remove ham bone and set aside.
- Add potatoes, cook for another 10-12 minutes until potatoes are tender. Meanwhile, pull excess ham from the bone and add it to the soup as the potatoes are cooking. Remove from heat and serve.
- For slow cooker option, follow directions as above, but cook for 2-3 hours on high, then add potatoes and cook on high for another 30-45 minutes or until potatoes are tender.