Wisconsin Potato Cheese Soup
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/3 cup chopped celery
- 1/3 cup chopped onion
- 4 cups diced peeled potatoes
- 3 cups chicken broth
- 2 cups whole milk
- 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Dash paprika
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- Minced fresh parsley
- In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Saute celery and onion until tender. Add potatoes and broth. Cover and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 12 minutes.
- In batches, puree potato mixture in a blender or food processor. Return to saucepan. Stir in milk and seasonings. Add the cheese and heat only until melted. Garnish with croutons and parsley.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 239 calories, 13g fat (9g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 1029mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein.
Jan 5, 2018
Very easy and excellent taste. Used medium cheddar cheese and diced the potatoes into 1/2 to 3/4 inch cubes. Wondering if I can freeze some leftovers?l
Nov 26, 2017
Good start of the recipe but needed a lot more for my taste. Add added extra cheese and an extra potato, bacon, garlic, thyme and rosemary. It turned out delicious! Also I didn't puree the potatoes, I just cut them small. Cooking is fun, play with the recipe and make it your own.Nicole K. Milwaukee Wisconsin
Jan 7, 2017
Next time I would add more potatoes to make it a little thicker, but it was delicious. I made it as written.
Oct 1, 2013
Crumbled bacon and snipped chives for the top.
Nov 25, 2012
I have made this recipe several times and we all love it. Very easy and most always have the ingredients right here at home.
Nov 25, 2012
I have made this recipe several times and w
Nov 14, 2011
Best recipe ever! Beats any restaurant!
Oct 13, 2011
This recipe was quick and easy - and very TASTY! Next time I will use more potatoes or a little less broth. I like my potato soup a little thicker. Easy to modify to one's own taste!
Oct 6, 2010
I just finished making this and it turned out really good was wondering if it would be thick enough and it was perfect. I added a handfull of frozen corn and that seemed to top it off! Will make this again, it was such a quick and easy recipe!
Sep 29, 2010
Very good. Everyone that's had it loves it and wants the recipe! It's good with bacon bits sprinkled on it just before eating.