Easy Potato Cheese Soup


This is a creamy soup that is satisfying as a main dish, especially when accompanied by buttered sourdough toast.

8 to 12 servings


  • 8 cups water

  • 6 large potatoes, peeled and sliced paper-thin

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 4 stalks celery, chopped, with leaves

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 4 cups half-and-half

  • 2 tablespoons margarine

  • 2 (11 ounce) cans condensed cream of Cheddar cheese soup


  1. In a large stock pot add water, potatoes, onion, celery and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer until potatoes and vegetables are tender.

  2. Once tender, mash soup with a potato masher, and add butter and cream.

  3. Gradually bring mixture to a simmer. Add condensed cheese soup and blend. Serve while hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

362 Calories
17g Fat
45g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 11
Calories 362
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 10g 48%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 507mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 42mg 208%
Calcium 188mg 14%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 1083mg 23%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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