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                             HEARTY POTATO SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    6                    Potatoes, medium -- peeled and
                         -sliced.
    2                    Carrots, diced
    6                    Celery stalks, diced
    2       qt           -water
    1                    Onion, chopped
    6       tb           Butter
    6       tb           Flour
                         Salt and pepper to taste
    1 1/2   c            Milk
 
     In a large kettle, cook potatoes, carrots and celery
   in water until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain,
   reserving liquid and setting vegetables aside. In the
   same kettle, saute onion in butter until soft. Stir in
   flour, salt and pepper; gradually add milk, stirring
   constantly until thickened. Gently stir in cooked
   vegetables. Add 1 cup or more of reserved cooking
   liquid until soup is desired consistency. Yield: 8-10
   servings, about 2-1/2 quarts.
  
 
 
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