Potato – Turnip Soup

26 Feb
cut up chunks of the potatoes and turnips

6 large baking potatoes, peeled, cut in 1/2 -inch cubes

4 Turnips peeled and cut

1 large onion, chopped

1 quart vegetable  broth

3 garlic cloves, minced (or pressed)

1/4 cup butter

2 1/2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon pepper

1 cup cream or 1 cup half-and-half cream

1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

8 slices bacon, fried & crumpled, for sprinkling
Directions: 1. Combine first seven ingredients in a large crock pot; cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 8 hours (potatoes should be tender). 2. Mash mixture until potatoes & turnips are coarsely chopped and soup is slightly thickened. 3. Stir in cream, cheese and chives. 4. Top with sprinkle with bacon and more cheese (if desired).

this was inspired by the “Loaded Potato Soup” recipe from Crockin’Girls

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One Response to “Potato – Turnip Soup”

  1. Andrea Williams February 26, 2013 at 11:19 pm #

    After reading all the ingredients, this sounds pretty tasty. I think I’ll try it!

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