Saturday, December 11, 2010

Home Style Potato Soup

I wanted to share some soup recipes since its getting colder months and my family loves soup! This particular recipe is Kyles favorite! He loves Potato Soup!!

Cook time is about 40 mins, however it only takes about 10 mins to prep!!

You Need:
3 medium potatoes (about 1 pound)

1 3/4 cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)

2 medium green onions with tops

1 1/2 cups milk

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1/8 teaspoon dried thyme leaves

Peel the potatoes, and cut into large pieces.

Heat the chicken broth and potatoes to boiling in the saucepan over high heat, stirring occasionally with a fork to make sure potatoes do not stick to the saucepan. Once mixture is boiling, reduce heat just enough so mixture bubbles gently. Cover and cook about 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork.

While the potatoes are cooking, peel and thinly slice the green onions. If you have extra onions, wrap them airtight and store in the refrigerator up to 5 days.

When the potatoes are done, remove the saucepan from the heat, but do not drain. Break the potatoes into smaller pieces with the potato masher or large fork. The mixture should still be lumpy.

Stir the milk, salt, pepper, thyme and onions into the potato mixture. Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until hot and steaming, but do not let the soup boil.

I hope that your family enjoys this as much as mine! You can add in broccoli, ham and cheese for different versions! Make it however you think your family will enjoy!

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