Moms potato soup

Linda Smith


This was one of Moms go to soups she made it quite often. I tweeked it a little and added a rue because I like a thick soup, Mom doesn't like a thick soup so if you don't like thick soup you can leave out the rue.Hope you enjoy.


★★★★★ 1 vote

55 Min
55 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 large
    ham hocks
  • 1 large
    onion (diced)
  • 1 stalk(s)
    celery (diced)
  • 6 large
    potatoes (diced)
  • 2 small
    carrots (diced)
  • 1 stick
  • 2 Tbsp
    flour (heaping)
  • 4 c
  • 1
    recipe ( kenufflies)

How to Make Moms potato soup


  1. In large soup kettle put ham hocks cover completely with water.
  2. Add onions, celery, potatoes, and carrots.
  3. Cook on low on stove top till veggies are tender.
  4. remove ham hocks set aside till cool enough to handle, remove ham from bone.
  5. Remove veggies from heat and drain half of water off veggies . Set aside.
  6. In sauté pan melt butter, add flour and mix continue cooking for about 2 minutes. Add milk a little at a time till mixture thickens.Remove from heat.
  7. Return veggies and water back to stove top add ham from hocks.Add milk mixture and cook on low, till hot.
  8. In sauce pan make Kenufflies according to recipe just before serving add to soup.

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About Moms potato soup

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Healthy Heirloom

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