Homestyle Potato Soup

Tish Young

By
@LYoung85

Add a little bacon for a meaty crunch or some cheese on top! This is a long time family favourite. I was homesick and missing my family, so I whipped up a big pot of potato soup and settled into my memories.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

2 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

8
potatoes
3
carrots, chopped
1
onion, chopped
1 clove
garlic (optional)
3 dash(es)
olive oil, extra virgin
1
chicken bouillon cube
2 stalk(s)
celery (optional)
1/4 tsp
savoury
2 pinch
celery seed
2 pinch
basil
1-2
bay leaves
2 pinch
thyme
1/4 tsp
parsley
2 c
water
1/2 Tbsp
butter
2 Tbsp
flour
1 c
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Peel the potatoes and carrots. Chop. Set aside carrots. Chop up onion.
2
In a soup pot or slow cooker, add the olive oil and onions, and garlic. Add in the potatoes.
3
Add all the spices and the bouillon cube in with the water. Allow to cook over low-med heat for 1 hour. Salt and pepper to taste.
4
Scoop out a cup of potatoes, once soft, and mash them. Re-add this to the soup pot. Now add the carrots. Cook for another hour.
5
At this point, add in the milk and mix.
6
Melt the butter and make a rue with the flour. While mixing, add in the soup stock to the flour mixture and mix until smooth. Pour into your soup pot and mix until thickened.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Canadian