Grandma Marty's Chunky Potato Soup

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By
@martycancook

To make this a filling meal,I usually serve this soup with fresh bread.For a slightly different twist,serve it in individual bread bowls. To make them,buy small round loaves of a hearty bread,such as Italian,and slice off a small piece from the top.Then remove the insides of the loaf,leaving a 1 1/2-inch shell;fill with hot soup...
Enjoy : )


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Serves:

serves 12

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

3 large
red potatoes
2 c
water
1 medium
onion
3 Tbsp
butter
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
crushed red pepper flakes (to taste)
ground black pepper (to taste)
3 c
milk
1/2 tsp
sugar
1 c
cheddar cheese, shredded
1 c
cubed cooked ham

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash potatoes well and cut into 1-inch cubes
2
Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan.Add potatoes and cook until tender. Drain,reserving liquid. Set aside potatoes.Measure 1 cup cooking liquid,adding water if necessary;set aside
3
Peel and finely chop onion.Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add onion to saucepan;cook,stirring frequently,until onion is translucent and tender,but not brown.
4
Add flour to saucepan; with pepper flakes and black pepper to taste.Cook 3-4 minutes.
5
Gradually add potatoes,reserved 1 cup cooking liquid,milk and sugar to onion mixture in saucepan;add cheese and ham. Simmer over low heat 30 minutes,stirring frequently.
6
Store leftovers,covered in refrigerator.

This recipe is a hearty,warm,filling soup that kids really enjoy : )

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Soups, Cream Soups, Other Soups
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #potato, #ham, #hearty, #chunky