Monday, January 24, 2011

Creamy Comfort Potato Soup

Serves 6. Prep time 15min Cook time about 15min.
  • 6-10 med/small white potatoes (cubed & boiled w or w/out skins)
  • 1 cup chopped carrots (boiled w potatoes) 
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 T butter
  • 1 C heavy cream
  • 1 can E milk 
  • 2 C water
  • 1 chicken boulion cube
  • 1 can corn
  • 1 can cream of chicken
  • salt, pepper & celery salt to taste
  • abt 2/3 C Instant potatoes 

Boil potatoes & carrots till tender then drain and set aside.
Return stockpot to stove & saute onions w/ butter.
once onions are ready add in water, chicken boulion cube and cream of chicken then bring to a boil. 
Add in corn & continue to boil for a few min add in potatoes & carrots & continue to boil for a few more min. 
Reduce heat to a simmer add in cream and milk. 
Season w salt, pepper (abt 1 Tbs) & celery salt (abt 2 tsp) to taste.
Use a potato masher to break up potatoes, carrots and corn a little but not into mush. 
Finally add in Instant potatoes 1/2 C at a time to thicken the soup up!

It tastes awesome with sourdough or you can add in ham or bacon... Parmesan is not a delicious add in lol.

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