Dad's Potato Soup

Torrey Moseley

By
@Torrey

I grew up on this. It is a major component of my "comfort food arsenal". It's NOT a heavy, thick potato soup, but it's very satisfying. This is a good recipe to keep on-hand when money gets tight. It will feed a hungry family of 4 for almost nothing.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

4 to 5 large
potatoes
2 medium
onions
1 stick
butter
2
12 oz. cans evaporated milk
salt and pepper to taste
oyster crackers

Step-By-Step

1First off...do NOT NOT NOT get EVAPORATED milk confused with sweetened condensed milk...yuck.
2Peel potatoes and onions. Cut potatoes into 1-inch cubes. Cut onions into 1-inch pieces.
3Place potatoes and onions in large pot, add water just to cover (about 1 inch above potatoes). Boil until potatoes are soft but not mushy.
4Do NOT drain off water. Add EVAPORATED milk and butter, stir. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with oyster crackers on top.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #potato, #easy, #thrifty