Creamy Country Potato Soup

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Dinah Stalker
from Brazoria, TX

My family and friends love this soup. It is a must if anyone is under the weather in my family. I grew up with it and love it still to this day! I know you will too. To us its the all time comfort food. I hope you enjoy it!

serves 8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients

  • 5 lb bag
    russet potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 3
    carrots peeled and chopped
  • 2
    celery stalks choppd
  • 1 sm
    onion diced
  • 1 qt
    heavy cream
  • 6 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp
    garlic powder or to taste
  • 1/2 c
    dried parsely or 1/4 cup fresh chopped.
  • 1 lb
    cooked crispy bacon
  • cheddar cheese, grated
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How To Make

  • 1
    Peel poataoes Cube potatoes and put on to boil in salted water for about 25 min or until soft. Do not throw out all the water, keep at least 2 cups of potato water.
  • 2
    Fry bacon until crisp. drain on paper towl. Peel carrots and chop Chop celery Dice onion Place carrots, celery, and onion in pan with 3 tablspoons of butter, add salt and pepper to taste and 1 tablespoon of garlic powder and saute until soft.
  • 3
    When potatoes are done and you drain them all but 2 cups of the water, mash up potatoes. Add celery, onion and carrots. On medium low heat add in heavy cream stirring, and the remaining 2 tablespoons of garlic powder and butter stirring. Add chopped parsely and salt and pepper to taste. If too thick you can add milk to desired consistancy.
  • 4
    Serve with grated cheddar cheese and crumbled bacon. Delicious on a cold night, the perfect comfort food.

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