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Hearty Potato Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joyce Chambers
Added: Sunday, February 12, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 medium potatoes, peeled and sliced
2 carrots, diced
6 celery stalks, diced
2 quarts water
1 onion, chopped
6 tbsp butter or margarine
6 tbsp all-purpose flour
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 1/2 cups milk

Directions:
Directions:
In a large saucepan, cook potatoes, carrots and celery in water until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain, reserving liquid and setting vegetables aside. In the same pan, saute onion in butter until soft. Stir in flour, salt and pepper, gradually add milk, stirring constantly until thickened. Gently stir in cooked vegetables. Add 1 cup or more of reserved cooking liquid until soup is desired consistency.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 - 10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This soup is really good with cornbread.

 

 

 

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