Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Tasty Tuesday

I got this recipe from Kristin, made a few of my own changes (not that it needed it) and man was it good! It is a perfect meal for cool fall days, even Carson loved it! For our small family, this recipe went a long way=leftovers which is nice but next time I would definitely invite another family to share it with us!

Creamy Potato Soup

3 C water
2 C chicken broth
8 medium potatoes (peeled and diced into bite sized pieces)
4 large carrots (peeled and diced into bite sized pieces)
1 crown of broccoli (finely chopped)
1 Tbsp fresh minced garlic
salt and pepper
3 cups of shredded cheddar cheese
1 C whipping cream
4 Tbsp flour
4 Tbsp milk
bacon bits

Boil water, chicken broth, potatoes, garlic and carrots in a large saucepan, until potatoes are tender.
Mix flour and milk together and add to potatoes to thicken.
Turn down heat; add cheese, cream, broccoli and salt and pepper to taste.
Garnish with real bacon bits and extra cheese


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