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Defeat Diabetes
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Madeira Beach, FL 33708
  

Chunky Potato Soup

Source: Meals Matter

 
This soup is great served in bread bowls!
 
Ingredients
 
3 Medium red potatoes
2 cups Water
1 Small onion
3 tablespoons Butter
3 tablespoons All-purpose flour
Crushed red pepper flakes
Ground black pepper
3 cups Milk
1/2 teaspoon Sugar
1 cup Shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup Cubed cooked ham
 
Preparation

1. Peel potatoes and cut into 1-inch cubes.

2. Bring water to a boil in large saucepan. Add potatoes and cook until tender. Drain, reserving liquid. Set aside potatoes. Measure 1 cup cooking liquid, adding water, if necessary; set aside.

3. Peel and finely chop onion. Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add onion to saucepan; cook, stirring frequently, until onion is translucent and tender, but not brown.


4. Add flour to saucepan; season with pepper flakes and black pepper to taste. Cook 3 to 4 minutes.

5. Gradually add potatoes, reserved 1 cup cooking liquid, milk and sugar to onion mixture in saucepan; stir well. Add cheese and ham. Simmer over low heat 30 minutes, stirring frequently. Store leftovers, covered, in refrigerator.
Cook's Notes

For a slightly different twist, serve this soup in individual bread bowls. To make them, buy small, round loaves of a hearty bread, such as Italian, and slice off a small piece from the top. Then remove the inside of the loaf, leaving a 1 1/2-inch shell; fill with hot soup.

 
Recipe Details
 
Total Preparation Time: 45 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Number of Servings: Single
Origin: American
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium
Meal Type: Soups & Stews
 
Nutrient Information
 
Calories: 168
Total Fat: 9 g
Saturated Fat: 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0 g
Carbohydrates: 13 g
Protein: 8 g
Vitamin A: 107 RE
Vitamin C: 6 mg
Calcium: 179 mg
Sodium: 259 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Fiber: 1 g
 
 
 
 
 
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