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

  1. Place 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.
  2. Cover and cook on medium heat for about 30-45 minutes, stiring occasionally, until vegetables are fork tender. Add milk, butter, and potato flakes.
  3. Lower 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



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