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    Delicious Thick Creamy Potato Soup

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    45 mins

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    Kittencalskitchen's Note:

    One of the best potato soups, I think the sour cream makes the difference, I like to add in the cayenne pepper for just a bit of heat, and I most always double the complete recipe and use 4 russet potatoes and 4 red potatoes. If desired you can add in some cooked cubed potatoes just before serving and sprinkle with more Parmesan cheese, I most always do! you will love this!

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    1. 1
      Place the potatoes in a pot with chicken broth, onions, garlic and celery; bring to a boil and simmer until veggies are tender (about 20 minutes).
    2. 2
      Remove from the stove and cool slightly (or you can refrigerate to puree later) using an electric mixer or a food processor blend until a smooth (leaving a few chunks of potatoes is fine!).
    3. 3
      Add in 1 cup milk or half and half, Parmesan cheese and bouillon cubes or packets, then place back on the stove to heat slowly.
    4. 4
      In a medium bowl whisk the 1-1/2 cups sour cream with the flour until blended.
    5. 5
      Pour 1/3 of the heated potato/milk mixture into the sour cream; mix then pour it back into the remainder of the soup; stir to combine, then heat on top of the stove.
    6. 6
      Season with salt and pepper and cayenne pepper (if using) then ladle into bowls.
    7. 7
      Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese and chopped green onions.
    8. 8

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 25, 2009


      Another 5 stars to Kittencal! This is the Potato Soup Recipe I've been looking for for half my life! I made it with everyday grocery store Parmesan and next time I will buy and grate some good Parmesan. This recipe is so good it deserves top shelf ingredients. I used Salt Free Bouillion (due to Doctors orders) and low sodium broth as called for and then I added one can of regular chicken broth so that there was some salt. It came out great. I'm sure there's some salt in the cheese too. :) Thank you for being here providing us with so many wonderful recipes! Hats off to Kittencal! Thanks!

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    • on January 03, 2009


      This has become a family fav over the last several months. I double the recipe --- and it also freezes well. I do modify it a bit - I don't mash the potatoes (but I do the onion and celery) and I add 8 oz of cream cheese and use skim milk. Warning --- The calories are high but talk about comfort food --- Yummy!!!

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    • on December 27, 2009


      I should have taken some of the suggestions to double this recipe. This is SO good! I used approximately 2 lbs of potatoes, added a medium carrot, diced, and LOTS of garlic. Used homemade chicken broth, skim milk, and low-fat sour cream. Used a home-made seasoning salt that has a little bit of heat to it. Garnished with the green onions and cooked and crumbled bacon. Tasted just like a loaded baked potato. The sour cream really adds the extra dimension to this soup. I will be making this again. Thank you for another winner, Kitten! :)

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    Nutritional Facts for Delicious Thick Creamy Potato Soup

    Serving Size: 1 (447 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 587.8
    Calories from Fat 215
    Total Fat 23.9 g
    Saturated Fat 14.2 g
    Cholesterol 51.9 mg
    Sodium 1006.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 77.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 8.8 g
    Sugars 8.6 g
    Protein 18.4 g

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