Old-Fashioned Potato Soup
Thick and creamy, this classic potato soup recipe tastes just like grandma used to make.
As an added bonus, this soup is quick and easy enough to make on any weeknight. It will taste like it simmered on the stove all day, but it actually comes together in about an hour.
- Addie Gundry
This recipe is from RecipeLion's 103 Cookbook series, Homemade Soup Recipes: 103 Easy Recipes for Soups, Stews, Chilis, and Chowders Everyone Will Love.
Cooking Time1 hr
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1 small onion, diced
- 2 stalks celery, chopped
- 2 pounds potatoes, diced large
- 1/2 pound baby carrots, chopped
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 2 cups vegetable broth
- 3 cups whole milk
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the onion and celery, cooking until the onion is translucent and the celery begins to soften.
Add the potatoes and carrots to the pot. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in the flour and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer gently until the potatoes are tender, about 45 minutes.
Remove from the heat and stir in the milk and parsley. Continue cooking until the soup begins to bubble again. Remove from the heat, ladle into bowls, and serve.
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Sep 02, 2021
favourite soup.so creamy, I add basil to mine and use 2 cups milk and I cup half and half cream,, have fussy family I adjust onion celery etc. with spices and they never know difference, sometimes I cook chicken breast and add meat to it --then more like stew, many variations adjust to your liking. LOVE POTATO SOUP.
May 19, 2018
This potato soup recipe looks delicious. This is definitely winter, comfort food. I think the chunky potatoes in it will be nice. I like the idea of throwing in a little bacon as well. I would crumble some on top with a bit of paprika. The milk and butter must make it very creamy.
Oct 16, 2017
Potato soup is maybe my favorite soup ever. It's so warm and cozy! Sometimes I'll throw in a little bacon, too
Sep 10, 2017
The weather is turning cool and this Old-Fashioned Potato Soup recipe is the perfect compliment to the onset of the Fall Season. The recipe is well written and easy to follow, and the ingredients are things you have on hand. This soup is hardy, and flavorful, and just what you need to chase the chill away.
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