Potato Soup use as base for other soups
2 cups potatoes peeled and cubed
2 cups carrots (diced)
1 cup celery (diced)
1 cup onion (diced)
4 cups water
1 chicken boullion cube
1 cup fat-free milk (whole milk if not counting calories)
1 Tbsp bacon bits if desired
2 Tbsp Fat Free Sour Cream if desired (regular if not counting calories)
Dice all vegetables the same size. Place in pot. Add water and boullian and stir.
Bring to a boil, then drop heat down to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
Remove from heat. Stir in 1 cup milk. Serve immediately.
Top with bacon bits and sour cream for some extra richness if desired.
You can use this basic recipe as a base for other great soups. Simply add clams or any other seafood, or poultry or beef or ham.
Another great addition would be pasta or beans.
You are only limited by your own imagination.