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Creamy Potato Soup Recipe

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For the best creamy potato soup, you’ll need:

  • 4 large russet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional garnishes: chopped chives, crispy bacon bits, shredded cheddar cheese

Step-by-Step Guide

  1. Prep the Veggies: Peel and dice the potatoes. Finely chop the onion and mince the garlic.
  2. Sauté the Base: In a large pot, heat the olive oil and butter over medium heat. Add the onions, and cook until translucent. Stir in the garlic and cook for another minute.
  3. Add the Potatoes: Toss the diced potatoes into the pot. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Pour the Broth: Add the broth and bring the mixture to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat and let it simmer for about 20 minutes or until the potatoes are soft.
  5. Blend: Use an immersion blender or transfer the soup to a blender. Blend until smooth.
  6. Add the Cream: Pour the heavy cream into the soup and stir. Allow the soup to simmer for an additional 10 minutes.
  7. Serve and Garnish: Ladle the soup into bowls. Garnish with chives, bacon, and cheese if desired.

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