Creamy Potato Soup

Jennifer H

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@chocolate_cutie

This is very good on a cold day. Gives you that warm feeling in your tummy and makes you smile.


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Ingredients

6
medium potatoes, peeled and diced
4 Tbsp
butter
1
medium onion, chopped
4 Tbsp
flour
6 c
milk
1/2 tsp
thyme
1
smoked ham hock
1 c
mashed potatoes
salt and pepper to taste
bacon, cooked and crumbled (optional garnish)
cheddar cheese, shredded (optional garnish)
green onion, chopped (optional garnish)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a dutch oven, heat butter and saute onions until lightly browned.
2
Add flour and continue cooking for 1 minute.
3
Add milk stirring until mixture is smooth and begins to thicken slightly.
4
Add thyme leaves, smoked ham hock and mashed potatoes.
5
Place covered in a preheated 350-degree oven and bake for 1 hour or until potatoes are tender.
6
If soup is too thick thin with a little cold milk.
7
Season with salt and pepper and garnish individual bowls with garnishes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy