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Potato Soup Recipe

This Potato Soup Recipe is thick, creamy, and full of flavor. It is made with simple ingredients and will make you have it in no time. This soup is perfect for a winter meal or anytime you need a hearty and comforting dish.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 165 kcal


  • Electric Blender


  • 1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes peeled and diced
  • 4 cups chicken stock or vegetable stock
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • crumbled bacon optional
  • shredded cheese optional
  • green onions optional
  • vinegar optional
  • lemon juice optional


  • In a large pot, bring the potatoes and stock to a boil. Cook the potatoes until they are fork-tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Remove the pot from heat and use an electric blender to puree the soup until smooth. Ensure not to put in the hot soup if your blender is not heat-resistant.
  • Stir in the milk or cream, salt, and pepper. Add them now if you are using bacon, cheese, or green onions.
  • Taste the soup and add more salt and pepper as needed. You may also want to add a splash of vinegar or lemon juice for extra flavor.
  • Serve the soup hot.



    Serving Suggestions

    This Potato Soup Recipe is delicious, but you can also serve it with a crusty baguette or some crackers. For a heartier meal, add some cooked bacon or sausage. Match this soup with a green salad for a complete dinner.

    Storing Suggestions

    Store leftover soup in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days. Freeze this soup for up to 2 months. However, we recommend that you not add the dairy if you plan to freeze the soup. The dairy will separate when thawed and cause the soup to be watery. When ready to enjoy the soup, reheat it on the stove and stir in some milk or cream.


    Calories: 165kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 8gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 1039mgPotassium: 613mgFiber: 2gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 140IUVitamin C: 15mgCalcium: 116mgIron: 1mg
    Keyword Potato Soup
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