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Perfect Potato Soup

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Why I Love This Recipe

This soup is a meal in itself.

Ingredients You'll Need

1-2 carrots chopped
1-2 medium onions chopped
2-3 stalks celery chopped
Small amount of butter or olive oil
2 qt water
6 cups diced potatoes
1 cup golden mushroom soup (can use plain mushroom soup also)
8 chicken bouillon cubes
1 can northern or butter beans
Parsley to taste
Pepper to taste
Shredded cheese to taste


Saute chopped carrots, onions, and celery in butter or olive oil until tender.

In large pot add water, potatoes, sautéed vegetables, mushroom soup, chicken bouillon cubes, parsley and seasonings. When potatoes are almost tender, add a can of beans.

Thickening: 2 sticks of butter + 8 heaping tbs flour. Melt butter. Add flour and stir until brown. Add to soup slowly and mix well.

Optional. Can add shredded cheese to bowl for extra flavor.

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