Cheesy Potato Soup
Get ready for one of the best cheesy potato soup recipes you've ever had!
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When you want warm, comfort food but don't have the time, then looking to something like instant potato soup is the next logical step. But how do you make potato soup with instant potatoes while keeping the rich, flavorful, and satisfying taste of slow-cooked soup? The answer is making our delicious Cheese Potato Soup!
With a soup this comforting, you'd never guess that it took under 10 minutes to make (but it does). Do not make this Cheesy Potato Soup unless you're planning on serving it with plenty of crusty bread for dunking. It's so creamy and good, you wouldn't want to leave one drop behind.
What You'll Need
- 7 cups chicken broth
- 2 cups (1 pint) half-and-half
- 2 1/2 cups instant mashed potato flakes
- 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 scallions, thinly sliced
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Cheesy Potato Soup Recipe Instructions
- In a soup pot over medium heat, bring chicken broth and half-and-half to a boil.
- Stir in potato flakes, cheese, and pepper; mix well. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, or until thickened, stirring constantly.
- Top with more cheese and scallions, and serve immediately.
Check out our easy recipe for State Fair Herb Bread for some really fine dunkin': State Fair Herb Bread
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