Thick Potato Soup

Thick Potato Soup

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alice coffield


This soup is creamy and rich tasting. It takes a bit of work, but it is worth it. It is not too spicy, so kids will like it.


★★★★★ 1 vote

4 - 6
35 Min
40 Min


  • 6 - 8 medi
    potatos, peeled and cut into med-small chunks
  • 6 c
  • 4 or 5
    carrots, peeled and grated
  • 2 - 3
    stalks of celery, sliced thin
  • 4 to 5 c
  • 2 - 4 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 or 3 pinch
    black pepper

How to Make Thick Potato Soup


  1. Cut potatoes int med - small chunks. Add grated carrots and sliced celery to the water. Boil until the potatoes are tender.
  2. Drain all.

    Divide mixture into 2 halves.
  3. Remove 1/2 potatoes into the saucepan.
  4. Add the remaining potato mixture into a blender in halves - until blender is about 1/2 full.
  5. Add 1 1/2 c. milk and 1 TB margarine and salt to blender and puree. Add a bit more milk if the mixture seems too thick. Pour pureed mixture into sauce pan, over the vegetables.
  6. Add remaing potato mixture and 1 - 1/2 c. milk and 1 TB margarine to the blender and puree. Add more milk if you want the puree thinner.
  7. Pour the remaining mixture back into the sauce pan,
    And stir into the potatos and grated carrots mixture.
  8. If it is too thick, add milk to thin it out.
    Add more salt if desired. Add pepper. And if you like it richer, add about 2 TB. more margarine.
  9. Heat until quite warm.
  10. You can top with fried, crumbled bacon; grated cheese (about 2 TB) ; or chopped chives (About 1 TB for each bowl of soup).
  11. Serve warm with a salad and a quick bread or French bread. Add fruit, if wanted.

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About Thick Potato Soup

Course/Dish: Soups Cream Soups
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #potato

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