Lazy Potato Soup

Lazy Potato Soup Recipe

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Mary Ann Hanson


This is another recipe I made often when my kids were growing up. If was one of their favorites and it was quick to make. I always had the ingredients on hand for a go to meal after a busy day. It even went faster if I had remembered to chop extra vegetables while preparing another meal!


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30 Min
20 Min
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1 c
chopped onion
1 c
chopped celery
1/2 c
chopped green pepper
1/2 c
shredded carrot
1/4 c
butter or margarine
1 can(s)
chicken broth
2 1/2 - 3 c
1/2 tsp
dried thyme
1 box
au gratin potato mix
1 lb
diced polish sausage, diced ham, or browned and seasoned hamburger meat
1 can(s)
evaporated milk
6 slice
american cheese

How to Make Lazy Potato Soup


  • 1Saute vegetables in butter until soft. Add dry potatoes, sauce mix packet, broth, and 2 1/2 cups of water. Mix well. Sauce mix will be lumpy but it always cooks out.
  • 2Bring to a boil and simmer for about 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • 3Add diced sausage, ham, or browned hamburger. Heat thouroughly. Stir in milk and cheese. Do not boil. Stir until cheese is melted.
  • 4Add extra water if soup seems too thick. Adjust seasoning to taste. Enjoy!

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About Lazy Potato Soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #sausage

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