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Cream of Potato Soup


The cream of potato soup is one dish that any person can appreciate. The recipe is simply mouthwatering and you won’t believe how quickly it can be prepared. Potatoes can be tasty even if you cook them using a basic recipe.

As you add other elements to the versatile tuber; more varied dishes can be created. The possibilities are almost endless and the simplicity of the recipes make the potatoes a very popular ingredient among the food connoisseurs.

The cream of potato soup recipe combines ingredients like onions, butter, parsley, chicken broth and others. Putting all of them together enhance the flavor of the potatoes significantly. One detail to keep in mind as you prepare the meal; is the requirement for the potatoes to be cut in a precise way. Scalloped potatoes for example are cut in very thin slices; fries are cut in their own popular shape, mashed potatoes are simply squashed and for this recipe they are cut in small cubes. This shape allows the potatoes to acquire the flavor more efficiently.

Now this specific dish can be prepared and cooked fairly quickly compared to most potato recipes. Typically an average dish requires 15 to 20 minutes of preparation with an additional hour of cooking. In this case the meal only needs 5 total minutes of preparation with an extra 35 minutes for the actual cooking time. As you can see this recipe is simple, quick and most importantly scrumptious.


Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 35 minutes

Servings: 4 to 6

Cream of potato soup


Ingredients:

  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 4 Russet potatoes (peeled and cut in cubes)
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour

Directions:

  1. First, in a deep saucepan add butter and cook the onion over medium heat until it is soft. Do not over cook the onion.

  2. Then, add the potatoes, the chicken broth, parsley, salt, and pepper (to taste) to the deep saucepan.

  3. Cook for 15 minutes over low heat and stir occasionally.

  4. Next, add the milk, and then add the flour (slowly) into the saucepan.

  5. Finally, keep cooking in low-medium heat for about 20 to 25 minutes or until the soup has some consistency.

  6. Stir occasionally.

  7. You can also add your favorite vegetables like carrots, for example.


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