Mashed Potato Soup

Mashed Potato Soup

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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


  1. In 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.
  2. Cook celery and onions in the drippings until they start to get soft.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add milk and chicken stock. Bring to a simmer.
  5. Stir in mashed potatoes and half the crumbled bacon.
  6. Remove from heat and whisk in 1/4 cup heavy cream.
  7. Taste to see if more salt and pepper are needed.
  8. If mixture is too thick, add a lttle more cream or milk.
  9. Serve 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

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