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Cheesiest Potato Soup

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Cheesiest Potato Soup

Cream and sharp Cheddar are added to pureed potatoes and seasoned with dill and cayenne for a creamy, thick meal.


• 2 tablespoons butter
• 1 cup diced onion
• 2 1/2 cups peeled and diced potatoes
• 3 cups chicken broth
• 1 cup heavy cream
• 1 3/4 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
• 1/4 teaspoon dried dill weed
• 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Cook onion in butter until softened. Stir in potatoes and broth, bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer 15 to 20 minutes, until potatoes are tender.

2. Puree potato mixture in a blender or food processor or using an immersion blender; return to pot over medium heat. Stir in cream, cheese, dill, pepper, salt and cayenne. Bring to a low boil and cook, stirring, until thickened, 5 minutes.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Yields: 6 servings