Cream of Potato Soup



Ingredients :

  • 2 cups potatoes peeled and diced
  • 1 cup reserved chicken broth
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 cup celery diced
  • 2 tbs butter
  • 2 tbs all purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/8 tsp white pepper
  • Chicken or vegetable broth for cooking the potatoes
  • Parsley and croutons for garnish

Method :

  1. In a saucepan, add the potatoes and broth … bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cover and cook until the potatoes half way tender.( you will cook it again in milk ). Drain and set aside. Reserve 1 cup of the broth.
  2. In the same pan, melt butter and sauté onion until translucent, add celery and sauté until tender.
  3.  Stir in flour until combine. Heat milk in the microwave for a minute. Gradually stir in milk and broth. 
  4. Bring to a boil and cook until thickened.
  5. Reduce heat and add the potatoes and pepper. Adjust salt if you like it more salty. Cook for 10 minutes. Add heavy cream and stir. 
  6. Serve in a bowl with parsley and croutons on top.
  7. Enjoy!!😊

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