Creamy Country Potato Soup

Dinah Stalker

By
@DinahJoe

My family and friends love this soup. It is a must if anyone is under the weather in my family. I grew up with it and love it still to this day! I know you will too. To us its the all time comfort food. I hope you enjoy it!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

5 lb bag(s)
russet potatoes peeled and cubed
3
carrots peeled and chopped
2
celery stalks choppd
1 small
onion diced
1 qt
heavy cream
6 Tbsp
unsalted butter
3 Tbsp
garlic powder or to taste
1/2 c
dried parsely or 1/4 cup fresh chopped.
1 lb
cooked crispy bacon
cheddar cheese, grated

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Peel poataoes
Cube potatoes and put on to boil in salted water for about 25 min or until soft. Do not throw out all the water, keep at least 2 cups of potato water.
2
Fry bacon until crisp. drain on paper towl.
Peel carrots and chop
Chop celery
Dice onion
Place carrots, celery, and onion in pan with 3 tablspoons of butter, add salt and pepper to taste and 1 tablespoon of garlic powder and saute until soft.
3
When potatoes are done and you drain them all but 2 cups of the water, mash up potatoes.
Add celery, onion and carrots.
On medium low heat add in heavy cream stirring, and the remaining 2 tablespoons of garlic powder and butter stirring. Add chopped parsely and salt and pepper to taste. If too thick you can add milk to desired consistancy.
4
Serve with grated cheddar cheese and crumbled bacon.
Delicious on a cold night, the perfect comfort food.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #potato, #Cream