1 LG onion
3/4 C celery
1/4 C butter
5 C peeled, chopped potatoes
3 C water
3 C milk (divided)
4 tsp chicken bouillon powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 C flour
4 C shredded cheddar
1/2 C cooked and crumbled bacon
-Saute onion and celery in butter.
-Add potato and water. Boil, then bring to a simmer for 15 min.
-Stir in 2 C milk, bouillon, salt, and pepper.
-Combine flour with the rest of the milk until smooth.
-Stir into soup, then bring to a boil for two min. until thick.
-Reduce heat, then add cheese and bacon until melted.
We were out of celery and bacon :( but it was so good even without it.
We also used chicken broth in place of the water and bouillon.
I LOVE this soup!