Captain Packrat (captpackrat) wrote,
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Broccoli-potato soup

(Sorry there isn't much in the way of measurements, when I'm experimenting I don't stop to measure, I just toss stuff in.)

I started out sauteeing a mirepoix (two parts onions, one part each celery and carrots) in olive oil until the onions turned translucent.  Then I added 3 large baking potatoes, diced, about the same quantity of broccoli, several handsful of real bacon bits, three 14oz cans of chicken stock and 3 cups of milk.  I brought the soup to a boil then simmered for 20 minutes.  Then I melted in several handsful of grated cheddar and jack cheese.

Let the soup cool a bit, then in several batches, puree in a blender until smooth.  Taste the first batch and add salt and pepper to adjust it to your liking, blending again for a few seconds to mix in the seasonings.  Set each batch aside until the original pot is empty (or just use a second pot), then put the soup back on the stove to reheat it.

Serve with toasted sourdough bread.
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