Potato & Cheddar Soup with Peppered Cheese Toasts Recipe


Potato & Cheddar Soup with Peppered Cheese Toasts

Potato & Cheddar Soup with Peppered Cheese Toasts

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Patricia Weigert
Sept. 24th, 2014 8:34a.m.

This is the easiest recipe I have tried. I did add celery and carrots with the onion and potato. I also didn't take a portion out and blend it due to time. Family loved it.


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  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: Serves:4


  • 1 Tbsp. butter or oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups (2 large) russet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1 (14 oz.) can chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup milk


  • 1

    Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; sauté 3 minutes. Add garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Add potatoes and broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 12 to 14 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

  • 2

    Transfer 1 cup of the mixture to a blender or food processor; pureé until smooth. Return mixture to saucepan. Stir in milk; heat over medium heat until hot (do not boil). Season to taste with salt.

  • 3

    Meanwhile, place bread on a foil-lined baking sheet. Toast lightly in a preheated 400°F toaster oven or oven 5 minutes. Turn toasts over; top with 1/2 cup of the cheese and pepper. Continue to bake 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese is melted.

  • 4

    Ladle soup into four bowls; top with remaining cheese and bacon, if desired. Serve with cheese toasts.


Nutrition Facts


Amount Per Serving

Calories 787

Total Fat 23.0g

Saturated Fat 12.4g

Trans Fat 6.2g

Polyunsaturated Fat 1.7g

Cholesterol 60mg

Sodium 1480mg

Carbohydrates 113g

Protein 34g

Dietary Fiber 6g

Vitamin A 59RE

Vitamin C 12mg

Calcium 507mg

Iron 7mg

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