Friday, October 9, 2015

Potato Soup

4 Cups Chicken Broth (2-16 ounce cans)
1 onion, chopped
4-5 Russet potatoes, washed, peeled, and cubed
1 cup smoked chopped ham
Salt and pepper to taste
1 cup instant potato flakes
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
1 cup whipping cream
Suggested toppings: Bacon, sour cream, cheese, green onions, croutons.

Pour broth in a stock pot over medium heat.
Peel and chop onion and potatoes.
Add to broth along with ham. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Bring mixture to a boil and then reduce heat and cover. Simmer for ten to fifteen minutes or until potato is tender.
Remove lid and stir in potato flakes.
Add in cheese and cream and continue cooking, stirring constantly, until just heated through.
Taste and add more salt and pepper if desired.
Serve immediately and top with your favorite toppings.

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