Saturday, July 9, 2016

spicy potato soup










My teenager told me she was bored one afternoon so I told her to find a recipe that looked good to her and I'd pick up the ingredients.  She chose this soup and made it while I was at a baptism this afternoon so dinner was hot and ready when I walked in the door.  What a great feeling!  The soup was simple and delicious.  It just needed a sprinkling of cheese over the top.  Mmmm.

spicy potato soup (recipe from cookbook Taste of Home Ultimate Five Ingredient Recipes)
1 pound ground beef
4 cups cubed peeled potatoes, 1/2" cubes
1 small onion, chopped
24 ounces tomato sauce
4 cups water
2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 teaspoons pepper
1/2 to 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (we love Tapatio)
shredded cheddar cheese for sprinkling

In a Dutch oven or large kettle, cook the ground beef until no longer pink; drain.  Add the potatoes, onion and tomato sauce.  Stir in the water, salt pepper and hot pepper sauce; bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour or until the potatoes are tender and the soup has thickened.  Sprinkle some cheese over the top  Makes 2 quarts.  6-8 servings

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