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Cougar Gold Potato Soup

  • Yield: 6 servings


  • 1 onion, chopped
  • One-fourth cup butter
  • One-fourth cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup carrots, grated
  • 3 cups peeled and sliced potatoes
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 3 cups Cougar Gold cheese, shredded
  • Salt and pepper
  • Celery leaves, finely chopped


  • Sauté the onion in the butter until soft. Stir in the flour and the dry mustard. Cook for several minutes, stirring constantly. Transfer the mixture to a soup pot and stir in the broth, whisking until smooth. Add the carrots and potatoes. Simmer over medium heat for 30 minutes. Add the half-and-half. Reduce the heat to low and add the Cougar Gold cheese and stir until melted. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with celery leaves.