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Homemade Potato Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sharon Leikvoll

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks (about 1 inch)
cup chopped sweet onion
cup chopped celery
3 tbsp all-purpose flour
Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
-1 stick butter
water to cover
1 12 oz can evaporated milk
Shredded cheese, for garnish, optional

Directions:
Directions:
1) Toss the potatoes with the onion, celery, flour and salt and pepper; set aside for about 10 minutes.

2) Meanwhile melt the butter in a Dutch oven or soup pot. Add the potato mixture to the pot; stir to coat. Add enough water to cover the potatoes and bring to a boil; stir in the milk, reduce to a simmer, and cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally about 25-30 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Taste, adjust salt and pepper, and continue on simmer, uncovered, until the soup reach desired consistency and thickness. Garnish each serving with shredded cheese if you like and serve immediately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 Servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
May also substitute green onion. Use an immersion blender or potato masher to puree the potatoes, if a less chunky texture is desired.

Brown several slices of bacon, set aside and crumble. Add the potato mixture and proceed with the recipe. Garnish with crumbled bacon

 

 

 

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