Potato & Cheddar Soup
Hearty, heartwarming, delicious–the perfect cold weather meal.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Makes 12 servings
|2||cups cubed peeled red potatoes|
|3||tablespoons butter or margarine|
|1||small onion, finely chopped|
|3||tablespoons all-purpose flour|
|Red and black pepper to taste|
|1||cup shredded Cheddar cheese|
|1||cup cubed cooked ham|
- Bring water to a boil in large saucepan. Add potatoes and cook until tender. Drain, reserving liquid. Measure 1 cup, adding water if necessary.
- Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir until tender but not brown. Add flour; season with red and black pepper. Cook 3 to 4 minutes. Gradually add potatoes, reserved liquid, milk and sugar to onion mixture; stir well. Add cheese and ham. Simmer over low heat 30 minutes, stirring frequently.
Turn simple soup into a filling supper by serving it in individual bread bowls. Buy or bake small, round loaves of a hearty bread, such as Italian or sourdough. Slice a small piece from the top and then remove the inside of the loaf, leaving a 1-1/2 inch shell. Fill with soup and serve.
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