Ham, Barley & Potato Soup



2 cups Yukon Gold potatoes peeled & cut into cubes

2/3 cup carrots diced

1 tsp garlic minced

2/3 cup celery diced

2/3 cup red onion diced

4 cups chicken broth or stock

1/2 cup barley

¼ teaspoon dried thyme

¼ teaspoon black pepper

3/4 cup diced ham

1 cup evaporated milk

shredded cheddar cheese for garnish


Put all except milk & cheese in crockpot. Cover & cook on low for 6 hours, or until potatoes are very tender.

Stir in evaporated milk & cook until heated through.

To serve, top with grated cheese.