Queso Blanco Potato Soup

Hearty and comforting Queso Blanco Potato Soup is an easy and savory addition to your Fall and Winter menus.
Queso Blanco Potato Soup

Potato soup is one recipe that I know my crew will love. During cooler weather, I probably make it at least one time a week. I don’t mind because it’s easy, cheap, and filling. Plus, I know it’s one thing I will get no complaints from the auntlings at supper time.

Because of how often I make it, I like adding a few changes so we don’t end up with the exact same bowl o soup every time. Some other versions are baked potato soup, potato soup, Southwestern potato soup, and slow cooker sausage and potato chowder.

Queso Blanco Potato Soup came about one night when I didn’t want to cook what I had planned but knew takeout wasn’t happening either. Potatoes are a staple as are chicken broth and milk. I had some frozen seasoning mix in the freezer and a half a block of Queso Blanco cheese left from another recipe in the fridge.

The end result was a rich, creamy, and cheesy soup with just a bit of heat because the cheese I used had jalapenos. The recipe is easy and so delicious and absolutely perfect for a  cool night’s supper.

Queso Blanco Potato Soup

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 people

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons oil
  • 1 cup frozen soup seasoning mix or 1/3 cup diced each onion, bell pepper, and celery
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 8 cups cubed russet potatoes
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups milk
  • 8 oz Queso Blanco processed cheese cubed
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a heavy bottomed pot

  2. Add the onion, bell pepper, and celery and cook for five minutes or until softened

  3. Sprinkle with the flour and whisk to mix. Cook for one to two minutes

  4. Slowly whisk in the chicken broth

  5. Add the potatoes, bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender

  6. Pour in the milk and add the cheese. Cook on low until heated through

  7. Season to taste with salt and pepper

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