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ellen's potato-celery soup

Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

This is a variation of my usual potato soup. I created this one simply because I had a bunch of celery I wanted to use up. It was deemed very tasty by my boyfriend, and I agree. 10-31-14

yield 3 -4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For ellen's potato-celery soup

  • 4 md
    potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 c
    celery, chopped small
  • 1/4 c
    onion, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 c
    half & half
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 pinch
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    cheese of your choice

How To Make ellen's potato-celery soup

  • 1
    Place celery, potatoes, and onion in a pot of boiling salted water. Simmer for 15-20 minutes; drain.
  • 2
    Stir in all other ingredients except cheese and simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Add cheese and allow to melt completely; serve while hot.