"Creamy Potato Soup"

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FREDA GABLE

By
@cookin4me

The Perfect Meal for a Cold Winters Evening.Very filling and Comforting.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

1ST INGREDIENTS

5 medium
peeled potatoes (diced medium pieces)
1 1/2 C
salted water
1 medium
celery stalk diced or 3 shakes of celery seed
5-6 small
mini carrots diced
1 medium
onion diced

DRAIN LIQUID ABOVE, & SET ASIDE

1/4 C
reserved liquid above (saved)
1 1/4 C
half and half
1 C
diced ham
1/8 tsp
fresh ground white or blk pepper
season to taste
2 small
green onions diced

Step-By-Step

1Peel and dice Potatoes & onions medium.
dice carrots tiny about 1/4 inch pieces(this adds color)
2Bring to Boil the 1st Ingredients.
Reduce to simmer and cook vegies till tender.
(about 20 min.)
3Drain and set aside Juice.
4Remove 2 cups of the Potatoes.
Mash very well or Place in Blender with 1/4 of saved juice. Blend well.
5Pour back into sauce pan. with remaining potatoes,
Stir in 1 cup diced ham.
Stir in remaining ingredients, half & half and season to taste.
Heat over med Heat til nice and Hot.
DO NOT BOIL.
if too thick, add a little more cream.
Taste test, then Season to taste
6Top with chopped green onions,
Cheddar cheese or Sour cream,
all to your liking, and ENJOY a hearty bowl.

About "Creamy Potato Soup"

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy