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homemade potato soup.

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Gail LaVasseur
Jackson, MI

I have made this for years, And keep changing it. No one has told me it has no flavor. Sometimes if I have it I add ham cubes. Then not add as much salt.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For homemade potato soup.

  • 5 lb
    of potatoes
  • 4 stalk
    stalks of celery
  • 1 lg
  • 1-2 pkg
    instant potatoes (betty crocker butter herb)
  • 6 slice
    strips of bacon
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 3 c
    milk, whole
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 pkg
    sherreded carrots
  • 1 pkg
    diced ham

How To Make homemade potato soup.

  • 1
    Peel and cube the potatoes Put the pot on to boil. Use a stock pot.
  • 2
    In frying pan sautee onions, celery,carrots and bacon and diced ham. Add this mixture to the boiling potatoes.
  • 3
    Mash the potatoes in same pot as cooked in. Leaving some chuncks.
  • 4
    Add butter and milk. salt and pepper. Then stir in Instant potatoes to thicken.