Creamy Potato Soup

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Lisa Meehan

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@LisaMeehan

I found this recipe in a Quick Cooking magazine about 10 years ago. I've been making it ever since. I usually have to make two batches because my kids love it and my husband likes to take the leftovers in his lunch. It's creamy and delicious and oh so easy.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    chopped celery
  • 3/4 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 2 can(s)
    (14-1/2 oz. each) chicken broth
  • 2 1/3 c
    mashed potato flakes
  • 1 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    cubed process american cheese
  • 3/4 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream

How to Make Creamy Potato Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. In a 3-quart saucepan, saute celery and onion in butter for 2-3 minutes. Stir in broth; bring to boil. Reduce heat. Add potato flakes; cook and stir for 5-7 minutes.
  2. Add milk, cheese, garlic salt and chili powder. Cook and stir until cheese is melted. Just before serving, add sour cream and heat through (do not boil).

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About Creamy Potato Soup

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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