Chunky Potato Soup

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3 medium red potatoes
2 cups water
1 small onion
3 Tbsp butter
3 Tbsp flour
red pepper flakes
ground black pepper
3 cups milk
1/2 tsp sugar
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup cubed ham
1. Peel potatoes and cut into 1-inch cubes.
2. Bring water to 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.
Dish   Soup

Candace Trotter

Member since Nov 2009

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