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Herbed Cream of Potato Soup

 Herbed Cream of Potato Soup
I think white sauce is the best for cream soup. One day I added complementary herbs to plain potato soup. Yum! Now we always have our potato soup "herbed".
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup cubed peeled potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 2 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt

Directions

  • Place potatoes and cold water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and
  • microwave on high for about 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until potatoes are
  • tender; drain and set aside. In a small bowl, dissolve bouillon in
  • boiling water; set aside.
  • In a saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in flour
  • until blended. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and
  • stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the parsley, thyme,
  • rosemary and garlic salt. Stir in potatoes and bouillon mixture;
  • heat through. Yield: 2 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 403 calories, 26 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 1,198 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 11 g protein.