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creamy potato soup

Recipe by
Elaine Douglas
Vancouver, BC

This creamy, warm-your-soul, soup is perfect for a cold winter day. Easy to prepare with easy to obtain ingredients that are probably in your kitchen pantry now. Use whatever potatoes you like. I use Netted Gems.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For creamy potato soup

  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 c
    celery, chopped (250 ml)
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter (30 ml)
  • 4 c
    chopped potatoes (1l)
  • 2 c
    chicken broth (500 ml)
  • 1 can
    evaporated milk (354 ml) add after cooking potatoes
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried parsley flakes (15 ml)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 0ptional - chives to garnish

How To Make creamy potato soup

  • 1
    In a large saucepan, saute onions, celery and garlic in butter until soft and lightly browned.
  • 2
    Add potatoes and chicken broth, bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes (stirring occasionally) or until potatoes are done.
  • 3
    Mash to desired texture or puree if preferred.
  • Creamy - perfect for cold winter days
    Stir in evaporated milk, parsley, and salt and pepper to taste. Heat, but do not allow to boil. and serve garnished with chopped chives.