Kittencal's Cheddar Cheese & Potato Soup

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

This is a long time family favorite, I make this quite often in the fall and winter season, if desired you could add some cooked crumbled bacon, this recipe can easily be doubled.

Top Review by onebusymom2013

This soup was wonderful! My kids loved it. I used 1/2 medium cheddar cheese and 1/2 sharp cheddar cheese. I also used more potatoes. I will be making this again soon. Thanks for a wonderful recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan melt butter with oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add in carrots, celery, onion and garlic; saute until softened (about 5 minutes).
  3. Stir in flour and cayenne pepper; whisk for 1 minute.
  4. Gradually add half and half and broth whisking continuously.
  5. Bring to a light boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  6. Add in cooked diced potatoes; simmer uncovered for 15 minutes.
  7. Stir in cheese until melted; add to the soup stirring until combined and melted (you may also add in a few tablespoons of Parmesan cheese to the soup if desired).
  8. Ladle into bowls then sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

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