Cheddar potato soup

Cheddar potato soup


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About this recipe: Cream and mature Cheddar are added to pureed potatoes and the soup is seasoned with dill and cayenne for a creamy, warming meal.


Serves: 6 

  • 30g butter
  • 150g diced onion
  • 400g peeled and diced potatoes
  • 750ml chicken stock
  • 250ml cream
  • 200g grated mature Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Cook onion in butter until softened. Stir in potatoes and stock, bring to the boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer 15 to 20 minutes, until potatoes are tender.
  2. Puree potato mixture in a blender or food processor or using an immersion blender; return to pot over medium heat. Stir in cream, cheese, dill, pepper, salt and cayenne. Bring to a low boil and cook, stirring, until thickened, 5 minutes.

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I really liked this soup, I used cream cheese instead of cream though to make it even cheesier, it worked a treat - 21 Mar 2010

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