Potato and Onion Soup

Potato and Onion Soup


"This is a very savory and tasty soup!"


servings 243 cals
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Original recipe yields 7 servings



  • Calories:
  • 243 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 19.3 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 1169 mg
  • 47%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a heavy 4 quart pan, melt 1/4 cup butter and onion until wilted. Add cleaned and sliced leeks, potatoes, water and salt. Bring to a boil and simmer, partially covered, for 45 minutes or until potatoes are very tender.
  2. Remove from heat and cool if you want. Blend the cooked mixture until smooth. Return to the saucepan; add 1/4 cup butter, cream and chives. Check for seasonings. Heat, but do not boil or the cream will curdle.
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  1. 29 Ratings


I don't know what some of the reviewers did to make their recipes no good, because mine was delicious!! It was amazing! My whole family thought so.

Made some changes...Used 3 - 4 large red potatoes, either 2 qts of vegetable broth or 1 qt water & 1 qt veg. broth, use evaporated milk, and lots of fresh cracked pepper...We like it a little ch...

LOVED IT! But I added more potatoes and instead of the heavy cream, I used sour cream. REALLY good. My husband's having me add it to my list of things-he-loves-me-to-make.

if you want to make the soup to a thicker consitentcy you can add a little bit of slurry wich is cornstarch and water or you can use a little bit of roux which is butter cooked into flour.

I used chicken broth and 2% milk, but added another potato to make it thicker. I also added a garlic clove. It was really good and easy to make!

We loved this recipe. I substituted low-fat half-and-half for the cream, and it didn't make any difference.

Like potato water. DO NOT MAKE THIS SOUP!!!

What a wonderful recipe! It's easy to make and great to eat! My husband and I made this together and it couldn't have been better! Definitely restaurant quality! The only changes we made w...

We love this soup. It was very easy to make. The next time I make this I might halve the amount of cream as we thought it was a bit rich. The flavour was great and very filling. Thanks for a gre...