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Cambridge Country Inn and Pub's Sour Cream and Chive Potato
1 1/4 lbs. russet potatoes, peeled and diced into 1/2-inch
3/4 C. margarine
3/4 C. flour
3/8 lb. onion (about 1 medium), chopped
2 T. vegetable oil
7 C. water
1 bay leaf
2 T. chopped chives
1 T. chicken base
1 t. seasoning salt
1/4t. black pepper
1/2 t. garlic powder
2 C. 2% milk
1/2 C. half-and-half cream
1 1/2 C. sour cream
Croutons for garnish if desired
Cook potatoes until tender. Set aside.
Prepare roux: Melt margarine in small saucepan over medium heat. Gradually whisk
in flour until well combined. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, about 3 to
5 minutes or until mixture turns an almond color and is very creamy. Set aside.
To make soup: In large kettle, saute onion in oil until soft. Add water, bay
leaf, chives, chicken base, seasoning salt, pepper and garlic powder. Bring to
boil. Whisk in milk and half-and-half, then prepared roux; cook, stirring
frequently, until thickened. Add sour cream and potatoes. Simmer until soup
reaches 160 degrees. Remove from heat and serve with croutons if desired. Makes
about 2 1/2 quarts.