Spicy & Chili Cheese Soup

Spicy & Chili Cheese Soup

Spicy & Chili Cheese Soup
Here you have practically everything you could ask for all in one place. This soup is crowded with potatoes, onion, cumin, garlic, basil, pepper, green pepper, green chilies, sour cream, milk, Jack cheese and green onions. Talk about a full house!
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6 servings

Ingredients
  • 4 medium potatoes
  • 3 cup water
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1-2 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. basil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced green pepper
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) canned diced green chilies
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup grated Jack cheese
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped

  • Methods/steps
    1. Cut unpeeled potatoes into small chunks. Cook in kettle of boiling water until tender, about 20 minutes. Cool to room temperature in cooking water.
    2. Meanwhile, saut onions in butter and olive oil in a large heavy skillet. After several minutes, add salt, cumin, basil, garlic and pepper. Continue to saut over medium heat until onions are soft. Add green peppers and cook for a few more minutes.
    3. Puree potatoes in their cooking water. Return puree to kettle. Add the onion and green pepper, saut, diced green chilies, sour cream and milk. Blend well and heat thoroughly. Stir in cheese and green onions. If soup is too thick, add more milk.

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