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potato cheese soup

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Skip Davis
Morton, MS

Who doesn't enjoy a bowl of steaming hot potato soup loaded with cheddar cheese ? Easily made at home to rival the soup served at O'CHARLEY'S. Ready in 30 to 35 minutes. Photo from: Internet search

(4 ratings)
yield 4 to 5 soup bowls
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For potato cheese soup

  • 3 lg
    russet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 stick
    celery, finely diced
  • 1 sm
    onion, finely diced
  • 1-3/4 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 tsp
    white vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/2 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    freshly cracked black pepper
  • 2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese (8 ounces)

How To Make potato cheese soup

  • 1
    In a soup pot, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add celery and onion, and saute 5 to 7 minutes, or until tender.
  • 2
    Add chicken broth, potatoes and vinegar. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 20 to 25 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.
  • 3
    Add flour, milk, salt and pepper. Cook until soup is thickened and heated through, stirring constantly. Add cheese and stir until melted. Serve immediately.
  • 4
    To serve this hearty soup O'CHARLET'S restaurant style: Top with bacon bits, sliced scallions, and additional shredded cheese.