Sunday, May 6, 2012


                                              Potato Soup

        3 Medium Potatoes----cut into 1 inch cubes  [can be white or red potatoes]

        Bring 2 cups water to Boil. Add potatoes and cook till tender. Drain, reserving 1 cup

        cooking liquid, adding water if needed.

        Peel and finely chop 1 onion. Cook onion with 3 tablespoons butter in soup pot

        till onion is translucent.

        Add 3 tablespoons all purpose flour to soup pot

        Season with Red Pepper Flakes and black pepper     [1/8 teaspoon, about]

         Cook this 3 to 4 minutes.

        Slowly add potatoes, Cooking liquid, 3 Cups milk and 1/2 teaspoon sugar to soup pot.

        Stir well. Add 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese and 1 cup chopped cooked ham.

        Simmer for at least 30 minutes, stirring frequently.

                    This is delicious. Serve with your favorite bread. Let me know if you liked it.


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