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Outstanding Potato Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Outstanding Potato Soup, by , is from The Hughes Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Susan Kovash
Added: Saturday, May 24, 2008


4 tbsp. bacon drippings or shortening
4 cups peeled raw potatoes, cubed
1/2 cup chopped parsley
1 cup minced onion
1 bay leaf
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
5 cup (large can) Chicken stock
2 cups half & half
4 tbsp. flour
1 cup grated raw carrots

Melt shortening and saute potatoes, parsley, onion, bay leaf, salt, and pepper over medium heat.
Then cook covered 15 - 20 minutes over low heat.
Add chicken stock and cook 15 minutes.
Mix half & half with flour and stir into soup.
Keep stirring so no lumps form.
Simmer soup for at least 30 minutes.
Put grated carrots in and cook 5 more minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Serve with Irish Soda Bread on St. Patrick's Day.




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