Chunky Potato Soup


  • 3 medium red potatoes
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 small onion
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 3 Tbsp. flour
  • pepper
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
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  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup cubed cooked ham


Peel potatoes and cut into 1 inch cubes. Bring water to a boil in large saucepan. Add potatoes and cook until tender. Drain, reserving liquid; set aside potatoes. Measure 1 cup cooking liquid, adding water if necessary; set aside. Peel and finely chopped onion. Melt butter in saucepan. Add onion to saucepan; cook, stirring frequently until onion is tender, but not brown. Add flour to saucepan; season with pepper to taste. Cook 3-4 minutes.

Gradually add potatoes, reserved 1 cup liquid, milk, and sugar to onion mixture in saucepan; stir well. Add cheese and ham. Simmer over low heat for 30 minutes, stirring frequently.

By Robin from Washington, IA


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