Cheesy Potato Soup

Cheesy Potato Soup
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
 
Servings: 6 people
Ingredients
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 2 cups potatos, diced
  • 2 cups chicken broth, low sodium
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 3 Tbsp corn starch
  • 1.5 cups 1% milk
  • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Optional bacon bits and green onion for topping
Instructions
  1. In large saucepan over medium-high heat, saute onions and celery in oil until onions are clear.

  2. Add the potatoes, broth, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until the potatoes are tender, 15 to 25 minutes.

  3. In a small bowl, stir together cornstarch and 1/4 cup milk until smooth. Add remaining milk. Stir into the potato mixture.

  4. Cook and stir until thickened and heated through, about 5 minutes. Do not boil.

  5. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese until melted. Top with optional options. Serve warm.