Marie Callender’s Potato Cheese Soup


  • 8 cups potatoes; peeled and cubed
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 4 cups chopped celery
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cups half-and-half
  • 6 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Place potatoes, onions, celery, and salt in the 4 cups of water in a large pot.  Simmer about 15 minutes until vegetables are tender.  Put in blender and puree until chunky.  Return soup to pot and add half-and-half, butter, and cheese.  Simmer until hot.  Do NOT boil.

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