Mashed Potato Soup

Mashed Potato Soup Recipe

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From 'The Cooking Mom'. Great for a fall or winter meal. There"s nothing better than a good bowl of hot soup.

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20 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


1 lb
bacon, chopped into small pieces
1 c
onion, finely diced
2 stalk(s)
celery, finely diced
2-3 c
2 c
chicken stock
salt and pepper to taste
4-6 c
prepared mashed potatoes(leftovers work great)
1/4 - 1/2 c
heavy cream
shredded cheese
scallions or chives, chopped
sour cream

How to Make Mashed Potato Soup


  • 1In a large soup pan, fry bacon until crispy. Remove bacon from pan and set aside to crumble. Leave a couple tablespoons of bacon drippings in the pan.
  • 2Cook celery and onions in the drippings until they start to get soft.
  • 3Season with salt and pepper.
  • 4Add milk and chicken stock. Bring to a simmer.
  • 5Stir in mashed potatoes and half the crumbled bacon.
  • 6Remove from heat and whisk in 1/4 cup heavy cream.
  • 7Taste to see if more salt and pepper are needed.
  • 8If mixture is too thick, add a lttle more cream or milk.
  • 9Serve soup in bowl with scallions, remaining crumbled bacon, sour cream and cheddar cheese on top.

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About Mashed Potato Soup

Course/Dish: Chowders, Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #potato, #Leftover, #mashed