Potato Soup I

Potato Soup I


"This recipe took many winters to perfect, it is especially good with corn bread."


1 h 5 m servings 321 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 321 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 9.2 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 48.9g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 11.6 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 206 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place potatoes and chopped onion in a deep stock pan, and add water just to cover them. Bring to a boil, and cook until tender.
  2. Add butter or margarine, bacon bits and fat, and carrots. Stir in milk, parsley, and instant potatoes; bring to a light boil. Salt and pepper to taste. Cover, and simmer on low until you are ready to eat.
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  1. 32 Ratings


This was great! I can't wait to make it in colder weather.. I made the following changes to my own taste.. Used less onion since I am not a huge fan. Omitted the carrot and parsley because I did...

This recipe turned out very bland and runny. I think I was supposed to drain the potatoes and onions after cooking instead of just adding the other ingredients to them, but the directions never ...

This was okay, but nothing to write home about, so I made a couple of changes: cooked the onion in a little bacon grease to carmelize a little and bump up the flavor a little, and when I served...

I made this according to the recipe up to adding the 4 cups of milk. I couldn't see how 3T of potato flakes could thicken that much liquid in addition to the cooking liquid. So I only added 2 cu...

This was a very tasty soup. I added more instant potato flakes because I wanted it a little thicker. A good add in would be sauteed chicken breast cut into cubes. Thanks so much for sharing your...

A great hearty recipe for a tight budget!

I don't cook much and when I get the chance to cook I always want to try something new. This is the first time I've tried a recipe from your website and I must say it was most helpful. The sou...


This was a fairly good recipe. I added sour cream and chicken boulion cubes. My husband thought that it was great and the kids gobbled it up.