SLOW COOKER POTATO & HAM SOUP

INGREDIENTS

1 CARTON (32 OZ ) CHICKEN BROTH

1 PKG .(30 OZ.) FROZEN SHREDDED HASH BROWN POTATOES , THAWED

1 SMAll ONION ,FINELY CHOPPED

1 / 4 TEASPOON PEPPER

4 OZ. CREAM CHEESE SOFTENED AND CUBED

1 CUP CUBED DELI HAM

1 CAN ( 5OZ ) EVAPORATED MILK

SOUR CREAM AND CHOPPED GREEN ONIONS, OPTIONAL

PREPARATION

IN A 4-OR -5-QT. SLOW COOKER COMBINE BROTH,POTATOES,ONION AND PEPPER,COOK COVERED ,ON LOW 6-8 HOUR

MASH POTATOES TO DESIRED CONSISTENCY . WHISK IN CREAM CHEESE UNTIL MELTED .STIR IN HAM AND EVAPORATED MILK . COOK COVERED , 15-20 MINUTES LONGER OR UNTIL HEATED THROUGH .SERVE SOUP WITH SOUR CREAM AND GREEN ONION. IF DESIRED