Cheesy Potato Soup From Scratch

This cheesy potato soup is thickened with a golden roux, seasoned with a mix of herbs, and simmered for maximum flavor. This recipe will become a weeknight favorite! If you love one-pot meals that are simple and easy to whip up, you’ll fall in love with this cheesy meal.

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Cheesy Potato Soup Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow or white onion diced
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 medium-large russet potatoes
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup cashew cream or heavy cream
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese

Simple Cheesy Potato Soup Instructions

  1. Rinse, peel, and cube potatoes and rinse them in water 2x.
  2. Add cubed potatoes into a pot and fill with water about 2 inches above potatoes. Bring to a boil, cover, and cook on low-medium for 15 minutes.
  3. Drain potatoes, place them in a bowl, and leave them off to the side for now.
  4. Add olive oil and onion (diced) to the empty pot over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add butter to pot and stir until melted (over medium heat).
  6. Then add flour to the melted butter onion mixture and cook for 1-2 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Add vegetable broth to pot and whisk over medium heat until everything is combined.
  8. Add in cooked potatoes, thyme, garlic, pepper, salt, shredded cheese, cream/milk, and simmer on low-medium for 10 -15 minutes. Stir occasionally then enjoy!

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Cheesy Potato Soup

Molly LaFontaine of Plum Branch Home
This potato soup is thickened with a golden roux, seasoned with a mix of herbs, and simmered for maximum flavor. This recipe will become a weeknight favorite!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 3 bowls

Equipment

  • 1 Medium Pot
  • 1 Wooden Spoon
  • 1 Paring Knife

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow or white onion diced
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 medium-large russet potatoes
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup cashew cream or heavy cream
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese

Instructions
 

  • Rinse, peel, and cube potatoes and rinse them in water 2x.
  • Add cubed potatoes into a pot and fill with water about 2 inches above potatoes. Bring to a boil, cover, and cook on low-medium for 15 minutes.
  • Drain potatoes, place them in a bowl, and leave them off to the side for now.
  • Add olive oil and onion (diced) to the empty pot over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add butter to pot and stir until melted (over medium heat).
  • Then add flour to the melted butter onion mixture and cook for 1-2 minutes until golden brown.
  • Add vegetable broth to pot and whisk over medium heat until everything is combined.
  • Add in cooked potatoes, thyme, garlic, pepper, salt, shredded cheese, cream/milk, and simmer on low-medium for 10 -15 minutes. Stir occasionally then enjoy!
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