How To Make Chunky Potato Soup

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Ingredients

  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 small carrot, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese

Directions

In a large saucepan, combine the potatoes, onion, carrot, celery and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until vegetables are tender; lightly mash.

Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour until smooth. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir into potato mixture. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Add parsley, salt and pepper. Remove from the heat; stir in cheese until melted.