Homestyle Potato Soup

1
Tish Young

By
@LYoung85

Add a little bacon for a meaty crunch or some cheese on top! This is a long time family favourite. I was homesick and missing my family, so I whipped up a big pot of potato soup and settled into my memories.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 8
    potatoes
  • 3
    carrots, chopped
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic (optional)
  • 3 dash(es)
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1
    chicken bouillon cube
  • 2 stalk(s)
    celery (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp
    savoury
  • 2 pinch
    celery seed
  • 2 pinch
    basil
  • 1-2
    bay leaves
  • 2 pinch
    thyme
  • 1/4 tsp
    parsley
  • 2 c
    water
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1 c
    milk

How to Make Homestyle Potato Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Peel the potatoes and carrots. Chop. Set aside carrots. Chop up onion.
  2. In a soup pot or slow cooker, add the olive oil and onions, and garlic. Add in the potatoes.
  3. Add all the spices and the bouillon cube in with the water. Allow to cook over low-med heat for 1 hour. Salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Scoop out a cup of potatoes, once soft, and mash them. Re-add this to the soup pot. Now add the carrots. Cook for another hour.
  5. At this point, add in the milk and mix.
  6. Melt the butter and make a rue with the flour. While mixing, add in the soup stock to the flour mixture and mix until smooth. Pour into your soup pot and mix until thickened.

Printable Recipe Card

About Homestyle Potato Soup

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Canadian




Show 1 Comment & Review

14 Comforting Crock Pot Soup Recipes

14 Comforting Crock Pot Soup Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

There’s no better way to warm up on a chilly night than with a delicious cup of soup! Especially when your crock pot does all the work. Check out these...

17 Best Fall Soups And Stews

17 Best Fall Soups and Stews

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

There’s something so magical about enjoying a big bowl of a delicious fall soup on a crisp autumn day. Whether you prefer a thick stew or a creamy soup, we...

Comfort Food Recipes That'll Make Any Taste Bud Happy

Comfort Food Recipes That'll Make Any Taste Bud Happy

Kitchen Crew

Everyone has a different definition of comfort food. For some, a chicken pot pie gives them the warm and fuzzies. Or, maybe a tray of mac and cheese makes your...