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creamy potato soup

Recipe by
patricia taylor
williamsport, MD

This is a very creamy and delicious soup. Some times I just make it without the ham... I like it that way also.

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For creamy potato soup

  • 3 1/2 c
    potatoes peeled and diced
  • 1/3 c
    celery diced
  • 1/3 c
    onion, finely chopped
  • 2 c
    cooked ham, diced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 5 Tbsp
  • 5 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 c
    half and half or milk

How To Make creamy potato soup

  • 1
    Cook potatoes in salt water until tender. Drain and set aside.
  • 2
    In separate saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat and saute celery, onion, salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Whisk in flour stirring constantly for 1-2 minutes until vegetables are tender and flour has cooked lightly. Slowly whisk in half and half or milk. Continue whisking until mixture begins to thicken.
  • 4
    Add cream and continue stirring until soup is creamy. Add in ham and potatoes and stir until blended. Salt and pepper to taste.

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