Inspiring Potato Soup

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Makes

4 to 4 servings

Simmer some soup


Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3 medium potatoes , peeled and diced
  • 2 medium onions , chopped
  • 2 stalks celery , chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves , squished
  • 2 cups chicken broth , or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • black pepper , to taste

Instructions

  • Melt the butter in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium heat.
  • Add the potatoes, onions, celery and garlic and cook, stirring, for 6 to 8 minutes, until the onions begin to soften.
  • Add the broth, bring to a boil, then cover and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes, until the potatoes are tender. Let cool briefly.
  • With a potato masher(or a fork), mash the soup in the pot until there are no big lumps left.
  • Pour about half of the mashed soup into a blender or food processor. Add the milk and blend until smooth.
  • Return the blended mixture to the mashed mixture in the saucepan and stir to combine. If you prefer no lumps whatsoever, blend the whole mess in batches until smooth.
  • Add the salt and pepper and heat through, but don’t let it boil.