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!
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.
2Fry bacon until crisp. drain on paper towl.
Peel carrots and chop
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.
3When 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.
4Serve with grated cheddar cheese and crumbled bacon.
Delicious on a cold night, the perfect comfort food.