Pueblo Potato Soup

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 - 4oz cans chopped green chiles
  • 28oz can diced tomatoes
  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled and diced in 1/2" cubes
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar or Monterey jack cheese

In a large stock pot melt the butter and sauté onions and garlic over medium heat. When the onions are softened add green chiles and tomatoes. Simmer ten minutes stirring often.

Add potatoes, water and milk. Cook over medium heat for twenty minutes or until potatoes are done.

Add cheese and stir until melted. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 30 minutes more over low heat, stirring often.

  • Yields: 6 servings
  • Preparation Time: about 70 minutes