German Potato-Cheese Soup

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Top Review by coffee31807

Fantastic! Can't think of anything else to call it. Tried it as posted and my wife and I enjoyed it. Will be making again, next time I might try adding some broccoli or turkey bacon to see if things can get any better. Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel and prepare vegetables.
  2. In a large cooking pot, add water, chicken broth, chicken soup base, black pepper, carrots, potatoes, onions and bring to boil.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender; stirring occasionally.
  4. Add celery, sweet red pepper and simmer for 5 minutes more. Gradually add mayonnaise to hot soup, whisking until smooth.
  5. Reduce heat to medium and add processed cheese, sharp cheddar cheese and Swiss cheese and simmer for 5 minutes or until cheese melts and soup is creamy; stirring constantly.
  6. Add instant mashed potatoes and stir well.
  7. Let soup sit for 15 minutes before serving.
  8. This soup is very rich, but good.
  9. Refrigerate any unused portion.
  10. Serves 12

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