potato cheese soup from scratch
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Potato Cheese Soup from Scratch

Loaded potato cheese soup made completely from scratch in just 30 minutes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups potatoes peeled & cubed
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 TBSP flour
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard powder
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar freshly shredded, not bagged
  • crumbled bacon optional

Instructions

  • In 4qt sauce pan combine potatoes, chicken broth, and dry mustard.
  • Bring to a boil then reduce heat and cover.
  • Simmer for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • Meanwhile, cook bacon until crispy, if desired.
  • Combine flour and milk in measuring cup then stir into sauce pan.
  • Continue to cook while stirring until thickened and bubbly, 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat then add shredded cheese, stirring constantly until melted.
  • Serve hot with optional bacon crumbles and extra shredded cheese, if desired.