Cheesy Potato Soup Recipe
Calories: 301 kcal
Cheesy Potato Soup is filled with hearty vegetables, potatoes, and lots of cheese! This cheesy potato chowder is a great soup to chow down on during cold winter nights. It's warm, it's easy to make, and it's so delicious. This cheesy potato soup recipe is perfect!
2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 cup diced carrots ½ cup diced yellow onion ½ cup diced green peppers ½ cup diced sweet bell peppers ½ cup diced fennel 1 medium diced jalapeno peppers optional 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 6 cups unsalted chicken broth 2 cups yukon gold potatoes peeled and diced ½ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon ground white or black pepper 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1 cup milk 1 cup 4 ounces shredded sharp Cheddar ½ cup 2 ounces shredded Gruyére or Swiss cheese
In a large Dutch oven, heat oil and butter over MEDIUM heat.
Add carrots, onion, green peppers, bell peppers, fennel and jalapeno peppers, and cook the vegetables, 5-7 minutes, or until tender and fragrant.
Sprinkle flour over the vegetables and stir. Cook another 30 seconds, while stirring.
Add the chicken broth and potatoes; stir well.
Bring the soup to a boil, and reduce heat to MEDIUM-LOW.
Simmer the soup, uncovered, 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
Reduce heat to LOW; add salt, ground pepper, nutmeg and milk. Stirring often, cook an additional 5 minutes.
Add shredded cheese and stir until the cheese melts.
Serve with toasty slices of French or Italian bread.
Calories: 301 kcal | Carbohydrates: 12 g | Protein: 20 g | Fat: 19 g | Saturated Fat: 8 g | Cholesterol: 57 mg | Sodium: 944 mg | Potassium: 417 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 5 g | Vitamin A: 4410 IU | Vitamin C: 30.9 mg | Calcium: 272 mg | Iron: 1.2 mg