*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        WISCONSIN POTATO CHEESE SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Cheese
                 Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       tb           Butter or margarine
    1 1/2   ts           Salt
      1/3   c            Chopped celery
      1/4   ts           Pepper
      1/3   c            Chopped onions
    1       d            Paprika
    4       c            Diced peeled potatoes
    8       oz           Shredded cheddar cheese
    3       c            Chicken broth
                         Croutons
    2       c            Milk
                         Fresh chopped parsley (opt)
 
   In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium-high
   heat. Saute celery and onion until tender.  Add
   potatoes and broth. Cover and simmer until potatoes
   are tender, about 12 minutes. In batches, puree potato
   mixture in a blender (or food processor).  Return to
   saucepan. Stir in milk and seasonings.  Add the cheese
   and heat only until melted. Top with croutons and
   garnish with parsley if desired.
   
   (Recipe from an issue of “Country” magazine about a
   year or two ago. It was the midwest contest winner for
   Darlene Alexander of Nekoosa, Wisconsin.)
  
 
 
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