The Best Potato Soup Ever!!!! Recipe

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The Best Potato Soup Ever!!!!

Jodi Woods

By
@Jodeane

Good for those cold days. Make you feel all warm and loved inside.


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Rating:

Serves:

6 to 8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 1/2 lb
baby red potatoes, sliced into small bite size pieces
1 lb
package of uncooked bacon
1
medium onion finely diced
1/4 bunch
celery, diced
8 c
milk
4 c
water
4
chicken bouillon cubes ( use a cup of the hot potato water to dissolve, then use the cup of hot water in place of one of the above cups of water)
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
black pepper
3/4 c
salted butter
3/4 bunch
freshly chopped parsley
1 c
whipping cream

FOR GARNISH

shredded cheese
fried bacon bits
chopped green onions

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large pot, boil potatoes in water 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
2
In sauté pan, cook bacon until crisp. Drain bacon fat and place on paper towel over plate to drain more
3
Add onion and celery to bacon pan over medium-high heat until celery is tender, about 5 minutes.
4
To the large potato pan, add milk, water, bullion, salt and pepper. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture is very hot, about 8 minutes, stirring often. Do not let mixture boil.
5
In small, heavy saucepan melt butter. Add flour and mix well. Cook over medium-low heat until mixture bubbles, stirring 2 to 3 minutes to make a roux. While constantly stirring soup, add roux slowly until soup is thick and creamy, about 4 minutes. Stir in parsley, reserved potatoes, and cream.
6
Garnish with cheese, bacon bits, onions or all three. Serve hot!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: English