Sunday, February 3, 2013

Potato Soup (8 servings)

Super yummy and quick soup. From prep to table takes only about 1 hour. 

What you need:
  • Swanson chicken flavor booster (can be found by bouillon)
  • 3 1/2 cups diced & peeled poatotes
  • 1/2 cup celery
  • 1/3 cup onion
  • 5 T butter
  • 5 T flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • salt and pepper

What you do:
  1.  Put potatoes, celery, onion and 3 1/4 cups water in pot.  Season with salt and pepper. Bring to boil. Cook over medium heat 10-15 minutes until potatoes are tender.
  2. Once the potatoes are almost done in a separate saucepan melt butter.
  3. Wisk in flour and cook 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add in chicken flavor booster. Whisk until everything combines.
  5. Slowly add milk and whisk so there are no lumps.
  6. Stir and let cook until it thickens 4-5 minutes.
  7. Once everything is done add milk mixture to potato mixture. 
  8. Let combine and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  9. Serve.
Great quick meal.

Tips and tricks:

  • Try mixing in a handful cheddar cheese right before serving.
  • Try topping with cheese, bacon and chives. For a more loaded potato soup taste.

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