A slow-cooker is the BEST appliance for poor college students! You can make so many delicious dinners -- and so cheap! This recipe, for example, costs only $5.89 to feed EIGHT PEOPLE. Or one person for eight meals. You get the idea!
Slow-Cooker Potato Soup
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours, 25 minutes
• 5 russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
• 2 onions, chopped
• 4 cloves garlic, minced
• 3 (14-ounce) cans ready to serve chicken or vegetable broth
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 1/4 teaspoon pepper
• 1 (13-ounce) can evaporated milk
• 3 tablespoons flour
• 1 cup sour cream
• 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
• 2 Tbsp. dried snipped chives
• 1/8 teaspoon celery salt
Combine prepared potatoes with onions, garlic, broth, salt, and pepper in 4-5 quart crockpot. Cover and cook on low heat until potatoes are tender, 6-8 hours.
When potatoes are tender, coarsely mash with large spoon or potato masher.
Meanwhile, in medium bowl combine evaporated milk and 2 Tbsp. flour and mix well. Add to crockpot, stir well, and cook on high for 20-30 minutes to thicken.
Place sour cream in small bowl and mix with 1 Tbsp. flour; add some of the hot soup liquid; stir well with wire whisk to blend. Gently stir into crockpot along with remaining ingredients and cook on high for 20 minutes longer. Serves 8-10.
Thanks to About.com for the deliciousness ... good for your tummy and your wallet!