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Crockpot Potato Soup Recipe


The crockpot potato soup is a tasteful recipe that can be used to surprise your family and friends. As you may know crockpots are used to cook food in a very simple way. Although anything cooked inside a crock or slow cooker may take several hours to be ready, it cannot be denied the fact that meals prepared with it can achieve the desired taste without much effort.

There is no need to be constantly watching the food; you just add the ingredients and wait until is the appropriate time to serve. 

The crockpot potato soup recipe is definitely something you want to create. You will need ham, onion, one carrot (or your favorite vegetable), chicken stock, Cheddar cheese, heavy cream, and of course, potatoes. All the ingredients to be used in the dish are important, so be sure to have all of them at hand.


Preparation Time: 12 minutes

Cooking Time: about 8 hours 10 minutes

Servings: 4 to 5


Ingredients:

  • 6 potatoes (peeled and diced) can be red or purple potatoes
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 1 carrot or your favorite vegetable (peeled and diced)
  • 42 oz chicken stock
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup ham

Directions:

  1. First, place the potatoes, the onion, the carrot (or your favorite vegetable), ham, and chicken stock in the crockpot.

  2. Then, cover the crockpot and cook for about 8 hours on low heat.

  3. Next, add the shredded Cheddar cheese, ham and the heavy cream.

  4. Cook for about 10 more minutes and serve.


The recommended potatoes for the recipe are the red potatoes due to their waxy texture and hard consistency. The Russet type is not ideal for this dish as they tend to break more easily. Onions and carrots have to be present to provide the needed accent for the soup. The unmistakable flavor of the chicken stock is always good to have on many soups. In addition to the previously mentioned ingredients; the tenderness of the ham is another essential element for the soup. Its saltiness is will enhance the overall taste of this delicacy.

Finally the dish is not complete without the heavy cream and the Cheddar cheese. The combination of potatoes and cheese always leads to a great success in the kitchen. In this recipe the cheese boost the smoothness of the potato to new heights so this dish is definitely something you are going to enjoy.


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