Chunky Potato Soup

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Total Time
1hr 5mins
35 mins
30 mins

Good served with bread or in a bread bowl.

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  1. Peel potatoes and cut into 1 inch cubes.
  2. Cook the potatoes in the 2 cups water until tender.
  3. Drain, reserving 1 cup of the liquid.
  4. Add more water if necessary to measure 1 cup.
  5. Set potatoes aside.
  6. Peel and chop onion.
  7. Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat.
  8. Add onion to saucepan and cook stirring frequently until onion is tender and translucent, not brown.
  9. Add flour to saucepan and season with pepper flakes and pepper to taste.
  10. Cook 3-4 minutes.
  11. Gradually add potatoes, reserved liquid, milk and sugar to saucepan.
  12. Add cheese and ham.
  13. Simmer over low heat for 30 minutes, stirring frequently.