Creamy Potato Soup

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Jeanne Benavidez

By
@jeanneben

This is still one of my favorite soups when I'm not feeling well. As with a lot of other soups, it is even better the next day. I have cut up left-over chicken and put it in the soup also.....

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6 - 8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

6 - 8 medium
potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 medium
onion, chopped
2
ribs celery, chopped
1 tsp
chopped garlic
2 tsp
salt (or to taste)
1 tsp
black pepper
4 c
chicken broth (enough to cover potatoes)
1 pt
heavy cream
6 Tbsp
butter or margerine
1 c
dry, instant potato flakes (for thickening)

OPTIONAL GARNISHES:

bacon bits
sour cream
shredded cheddar cheese
chopped green onion

How to Make Creamy Potato Soup

Step-by-Step

  • 1Place potatoes, onions, celery, garlic, salt and pepper in the 4 c of chicken broth in a large pot. Add a little water if necessary to cover potatoes.
  • 2Cover and cook on medium heat for about 30-45 minutes, stiring occasionally, until vegetables are fork tender. Add milk, butter, and potato flakes.
  • 3Lower heat and simmer a few more minutes or until thickened. Do NOT Boil.

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About Creamy Potato Soup

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern