Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Top-Notch Experiment: Creamy Garlic Potato Soup

Does't that look delicious?

I am very pleased with the way this turned out.

Another top-notch experiment.

Last week I posted a recipe using the Sana Fe flavor Philadelphia cooking creme. I also had savory garlic waiting in my frig.

This recipe is linked to Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker. There is some great stuff over there, make sure you check it out.

I had to come up with an idea to use this cooking creme flavor.

I know it is nearly summer and I shouldn't be thinking about soups. I should be focusing on grilling, summer time salads, rhubarb (coming soon), and keeping things cool.

But, if you make this soup, you will not be disappointed. Full of flavor, creamy, and everything a soup should be.

I used an all-beef smoked sausage in this soup because some of this is going to my grandmother and she is allergic to pork.

I know she will love this soup, and I will take it in little containers for her to keep in her freezer.

This recipe is linked to Mandy's Recipe Box.

Since this is my own recipe, I'm going to supply my ingredients and steps as I created it.

Creamy Garlic Potato Soup

1 pkg. all-beef smoked sausage (Hillshire Farm), sliced and diced
1 c. chopped onion
1 tsp. celery salt
ground black pepper
1/2 tsp ground thyme

Add spices to sausage and onion. Saute until onion is transparent, set aside.

8 small/medium potatoes, peeled and diced
2 (26 oz.) Swanson chicken broth

Boil potatoes in chicken broth until tender. About 10 minutes. Add sausage mix to potatoes (I used a slotted spoon).

2 c. milk
1 Philadelphia savory garlic cooking creme

Whisk together. Slowly add milk mixture to simmering potatoes and sausage while stirring.

1 c. shredded pepper-jack cheese
3 TBS butter

Bring to a simmer and add cheese and butter. Stir until melted.

Serve in bowls topped with seasoned croutons and fresh chives.

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John 1:12-13

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6 comments:

  1. Oh my, Angie, does that look good! This chilly, rainy day is definitely a soup day.
    Linda

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  2. Wow that does sound wonderful. My mouth is watering :) Hope all's well!

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  3. I love soups no matter what time of year it is! This one looks great! :)

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  4. What a fabulous idea for using this sauce. You are always surprising me with your creativity! I'm with Linda - with all these rainy days, soup is certainly appropriate for NOW. LOVE your devotional thoughts too - Blessings to you today! XO

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  5. If you mention garlic and potatoes, you've got me! I love those two ingredients! This is getting bookmarked... thanks for sharing your recipe. I'm following you and visiting from Your Recipe My Kitchen. Have a great week! =)

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  6. Thank you for visiting my blog Adriel. I love the comments and followers. They mean so much to me...

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