Dad's Potato Soup

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Torrey Moseley

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@Torrey

I grew up on this. It is a major component of my "comfort food arsenal". It's NOT a heavy, thick potato soup, but it's very satisfying. This is a good recipe to keep on-hand when money gets tight. It will feed a hungry family of 4 for almost nothing.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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4 to 5 large
potatoes
2 medium
onions
1 stick
butter
2
12 oz. cans evaporated milk
salt and pepper to taste
oyster crackers

How to Make Dad's Potato Soup

Step-by-Step

  • 1First off...do NOT NOT NOT get EVAPORATED milk confused with sweetened condensed milk...yuck.
  • 2Peel potatoes and onions. Cut potatoes into 1-inch cubes. Cut onions into 1-inch pieces.
  • 3Place potatoes and onions in large pot, add water just to cover (about 1 inch above potatoes). Boil until potatoes are soft but not mushy.
  • 4Do NOT drain off water. Add EVAPORATED milk and butter, stir. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with oyster crackers on top.

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About Dad's Potato Soup

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #potato, #easy, #thrifty




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