Hearty Potato Soup

Hearty Potato Soup Recipe
Photo: J. Savage Gibson
Bread bowls are a sandwich shop favorite for a reason. Instead of venturing out into the cold night air, fill homemade Italian Bread Bowls with chunky potato soup featuring potatoes, onions, carrot, celery, and savory seasonings.

Yield:

Makes 8 1/2 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 8 Minutes
Cook: 3 Hours, 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 207
Fat 0.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 365 mg

Ingredients

6 potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (2 1/2 pounds)
2 medium onions, diced
2 carrots, thinly sliced
2 celery ribs, thinly sliced
2 (14 1/2-ounce) cans low-sodium fat-free chicken broth
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups fat-free half-and-half
Garnish: fresh celery leaves

Preparation

Combine first 8 ingredients in a 4 1/2-quart slow cooker.

Cook, covered, at HIGH 3 hours or until vegetables are tender.

Stir together flour and half-and-half; stir into soup. Cover and cook 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve in Italian Bread Bowls, and garnish, if desired.

Note:

November 1998
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