Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Creamy Potato Soup

In large pot saute

1/4 yellow onion chopped
1 stalk of celery chopped
1 clove of garlic minced
1 tablespoon fresh basil (or 1 cube of frozen basil)
1 cup carrots chopped
1 teaspoon of pepper

Saute til onions are transluscent

Add 1 1/2 cups chicken broth bring to a boil and cook til carrots are soft

Take off the heat and blend with mixer or hand blender

Add 8 russet potatoes peeled and cubed and 2-3 cups of chicken broth into the pot

Bring to a boil

In a medium sauce pan make a roux:
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup flour
1 cup cream
1 cup milk
1 Tablespoon of salt

Cook til thick and then add to the big pot of potatoes


  1. Ooh, very nice! And all the good vegetable that kids hate are blended in. They'll never know!