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Creamy Chicken Potato Soup

Creamy Chicken Potato Soup

This Creamy Chicken Potato Soup is stick to your ribs comfort food for those cold winter nights.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Yield 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup diced white onion
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 3/4 cup sliced carrots
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 medium potato (Russet or Yukon), peeled and cubed into 1/2 inch pieces (about 2 cups)
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese softened
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken rotisserie works well here
  • (optional) 1 tablespoon minced flat leaf parsley

Instructions

  1. In a large pot or saucepan, melt the butter and saute the onion, celery, and carrots over medium heat until soft.

  2. Sprinkle the flour over the vegetables and stir until coated. 

  3. Slowly whisk in the chicken broth and milk. Add the potatoes and simmer for about 15 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender. 

  4. Stir in the cream cheese until melted. Add more milk to thin out if needed to achieve desired consistency. 

  5. Stir in the chicken and parsley. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve.