Recipe by Thyra
"This is a creamy soup that is satisfying as a main dish, especially when accompanied by buttered sourdough toast."
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potatoes, peeled and sliced paper-thin
celery, chopped, with leaves
salt and pepper to taste
2 (11 ounce) cans
condensed cream of Cheddar cheese soup
This is the best and easiest base recipe for the soup I wanted. I substituted a few cups of chicken broth for part of the water, and I diced the potatoes instead of slicing and mashing. I also added carrots, garlic to taste, and shredded cheddar. I also chopped up a package of pre-cooked bacon and added it. It was a hit. Everyone had 2 to 3 bowls of it!!
Didn't have too much of a cheese flavor. It needs more flavor and too be creamier.
I used half of all the liquids for a thicker, heartier soup. Overall, it's a very easy and tasty soup to make.
Great, basic, easy to make with whatever you have on hand! We used cream of mushroom soup b/c it was available & just added various shredded cheeses. For extra seasoning we used half a powder packet of Lipton's Onion & Mushroom soup. So good & will make again.
I added 4 carrots to the soup as well. It made a good, hearty meal. It also freezes quite well to store all the left overs. I truely enjoyed this soup. Thank you
Based on the original recipe, I have to give one star. A potato cheese soup, in my mind should A) be thick like mashed potatos, and B) have a cheesy flavor. This had neither. I took the advice of other reviewers and halved the liquid, but I still had to add some cornstarch to thicken it something more resembling something you eat, not drink. I also had to add a lot of seasoning to make this flavorful, and add shredded cheese to the final product. This was really disappointing.
Very good soup, but fairly thin if made the way it is written. I would half the cooking liquid next time, for a thicker soup. Otherwise very good. Takes alot of salt to season. Cannot really taste the cheddar soup, but it thickens it.
I've made this several times for potlucks and it always gets rave reviews!!!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Easy Potato Cheese Soup
Serving Size: 1/11 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 11
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 362
** Calories from Fat: 152
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