South of the Border Cheesy Potato Soup

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Tornado Ali

Making some potato soup, I realized I only had monterey jack cheese instead of I threw in a little bit of this, a little bit of that...and wow, what a hit!

Top Review by rosslare

This sure was a hit here as well! One of the best potato soups ever, and so pretty too with little red, green and yellow speckles in it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute onion and celery in butter in large pot until tender.
  2. Add potatoes, broth and spices; bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  3. Mash potatoes to desired consistency with a masher or fork; or puree in food processor to desired consistency.
  4. Stir in milk, and gradually stir in cheese until it is all melted.
  5. Add corn, chilies, pimentos and salt and pepper until all is hot.
  6. Can be frozen and heated up in a low crockpot later.

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