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cheesy potato soup

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Melissa Briggs
San Antonio, TX

Progresso® chicken broth provides a simple addition to a cheesy potato soup that's ready by the time you get home. Perfect if you love potatoes

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 6 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients For cheesy potato soup

  • 4
    slices of bacon
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 5 c
    diced peeled potatoes
  • 1/2 c
    chopped celery
  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    half and half
  • 2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese

How To Make cheesy potato soup

  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, turning occasionally, until browned and crispy. Remove from skillet, reserving fat in skillet. Drain bacon on paper towel, then refrigerate. In same skillet, cook onion in bacon fat over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender.
  • 2
    Spray 3- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix onion, potatoes, celery, broth, salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6.5 hours.
  • 4
    In small bowl, beat flour and half-and-half with wire whisk until well blended; stir into soup. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook about 20 minutes longer or until thickened. Stir in cheese until well melted. Crumble bacon; sprinkle over soup.

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