Recipe For Potato and Cheddar Soup

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  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups peeled and cubed red potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup diced ham


Using a medium sized stock pot bring water to a boil, add potatoes and cook until tender. Drain reserving 1 cup liquid.

Stir in butter, onion and flour. Season with salt and pepper. Gradually stir in potatoes, reserved liquid, milk, sugar, cheese, and ham. Simmer for 30 minutes, stirring frequently.