Cheesy Potato Soup

Melissa Briggs

By
@Camsgirl2010

Progresso® chicken broth provides a simple addition to a cheesy potato soup that's ready by the time you get home. Perfect if you love potatoes


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Rating:

Serves:

6

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

6 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

4
slices of bacon
1 1/2 c
chopped onion
5 c
diced peeled potatoes
1/2 c
chopped celery
4 c
chicken broth
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
1/2 c
flour
1 1/2 c
half and half
2 c
shredded cheddar cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, turning occasionally, until browned and crispy. Remove from skillet, reserving fat in skillet. Drain bacon on paper towel, then refrigerate. In same skillet, cook onion in bacon fat over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender.
2
Spray 3- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix onion, potatoes, celery, broth, salt and pepper.
3
Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6.5 hours.
4
In small bowl, beat flour and half-and-half with wire whisk until well blended; stir into soup. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook about 20 minutes longer or until thickened. Stir in cheese until well melted. Crumble bacon; sprinkle over soup.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups