Creamy Potato Soup

patricia taylor

By
@blackvelvet65

This is a very creamy and delicious soup. Some times I just make it without the ham... I like it that way also.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3 1/2 c
potatoes peeled and diced
1/3 c
celery diced
1/3 c
onion, finely chopped
2 c
cooked ham, diced
salt and pepper to taste
5 Tbsp
butter
5 Tbsp
flour
1 c
heavy cream
1 c
half and half or milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook potatoes in salt water until tender. Drain and set aside.
2
In separate saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat and saute celery, onion, salt and pepper.
3
Whisk in flour stirring constantly for 1-2 minutes until vegetables are tender and flour has cooked lightly. Slowly whisk in half and half or milk. Continue whisking until mixture begins to thicken.
4
Add cream and continue stirring until soup is creamy. Add in ham and potatoes and stir until blended. Salt and pepper to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American