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Chunky Potato Soup Recipe

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Sarah Gaylord
Added: Saturday, October 3, 2009


3 medium potatoes
2 c water
1 small onion
3 T butter
3 T all purpose flour
crushed red pepper
ground black pepper
3 c milk
1/2 tsp sugar
1 c shredded cheddar cheese
1 c cubed cooked ham

Peel potatoes and cut into 1" cubes. Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan, add potatoes and cook until tender. Drain, reserving liquid. Set aside potatoes.
Measure 1 c cooking liquid, add water, if necessary; set aside.
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, not brown.
Add flour to saucepan; season with pepper flakes and pepper to taste. Cook 3 to 4". Gradually add potatoes, reserved 1 c cooking liquid, milk and sugar to onion mixture in saucepan; stir well. Add cheese and ham; simmer over low heat 30". Store leftovers, covered, in refrigerator.

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serve with crispy bread




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