Chunky Potato Soup
Yield: 12 servings
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- 3 medium red potatoes
- 2 cups water
- 1 small onion
- 3 tbsp butter
- 3 tbsp flour
- crushed red pepper flakes
- ground black pepper
- 3 cups milk
- 1/2 tsp sugar
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 cup cubed cooked ham
Instructions:Peel potatoes and cut in 1 inch cubes.
Bring water to boil in large saucepan. Add potatoes and cook till tender. Drain, reserve liquid. Set potatoes aside. Measure 1 cup reserved liquid, adding water if needed; set aside.
Peel and finely chop onion. Melt butter in saucepan medium heat. Add onion to pan; cook, stirring frequently, until onion is translucent and tender, but not brown.
Add flour to saucepan; season with pepper flakes and black pepper to taste. Cook 3 to 4 minutes.
Gradually add potatoes, reserved 1 cup liquid, milk and sugar to onion mixture in saucepan; stir well. Add cheese and ham. Simmer over low heat 30 minutes stirring frequently.