Bread Bowl Potato Soup


Potato soup is a hearty meal in itself, rich and creamy with tender potatoes. Served in a bread bowl, this recipe takes it to a whole new level.


1 14-ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 20-ounce package refrigerated diced potatoes with onions
1 cup whole milk
1 8 ounce package shredded cheddar cheese
4 purchased bread bowls (optional)


1. In a large saucepan bring chicken broth to a boil.

2. Add potatoes; return to boiling. Reduce heat.

3. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes or until potatoes are very tender.

4. Remove from heat.

5. Cool slightly.

6. Place half of the potato mixture in a food processor bowl or blender container. Leave half in the saucepan.

7. Cover and process or blend until almost smooth, leaving some pieces of potato.

8. Remove and add to the remaining potato mixture in the saucepan.

9. Stir in milk, heat through. Season with salt and ground black pepper.

10. Divide soup evenly between four bread bowls.

11. Sprinkle cheddar cheese on top of each bowl while soup is still hot. Serve immediately.

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