Monday, 16 September 2019

Cheddar, Potato & SPAM® Soup

Cheddar, Potato & SPAM® Soup
A hearty, comforting and autumnal warming soup!  Perfect soup for all the family!  SPAM® Chopped Pork and Ham is the perfect quick and easy meat for a soup. 

Serves 4-6
Prep time:  5 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes

450g potatoes, peeled & diced
150g carrots, peeled & diced
1 onion, peeled & chopped
500ml chicken stock
50g butter
2tbsp plain flour
500ml whole milk
225g mature cheddar cheese, plus extra for serving
1 x tin 340g SPAM® Chopped Pork and Ham, cubed
175g sweetcorn (frozen or tinned)
Freshly ground salt & pepper


1.    Place the potatoes, carrots, onion and chicken stock into a large pan, bring to the boil, cover and simmer.  Simmer for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.
2.    Meanwhile in another pan melt the butter and add the flour, stir until smooth.  Now gradually add the milk, bring to the boil and stir for a further 2 minutes or until thickened. 
3.    Add to the potato mixture, stir in the cheese until melted.  Now add the SPAM® and sweetcorn, heat through and season to taste.
4.    Serve with crusty bread.

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