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Chunky Potato Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brenda Rudd
Added: Saturday, July 30, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 medium red potatoes
2 cups water
1 small onion
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
Crushed red pepper flakes
Ground black pepper
3 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 cup shredded Cheddar Cheese
1 cup cubed cooked ham

Directions:
Directions:
1. Peel potatoes and cut into 1-inch cubes.
2. Bring water to boil in large saucepan. Add potatoes and cook until tender. Drain, reserving liquid. Set aside potatoes. Measure 1 cup cooking liquid, adding water, if necessary; set aside.
3. Peel and finely chop onion. Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add onion to saucepan; cook, stirring frequently, until onion is translucent and tender, but not brown.
4. Add flour to saucepan; season with pepper flakes and black pepper to taste. Cook 3 to 4 minutes.
5. Gradually add potatoes, reserved 1 cup cooking liquid, milk and sugar to onion mixture in saucepan; stir well. Add cheese and ham. Simmer over low heat 30 minutes, stirring frequently. Store leftovers, covered, in refrigerator.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Prep time: 35 min. Cooking time: 30 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
"A piping-hot bowl of this hearty soup can chase away the chills on a cold day"

 

 

 

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