Homemade Potato Soup.

★★★★★ 1 Review
GailMarie1972 avatar
By Gail LaVasseur
from 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.

serves 6-8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Stove Top


  •   5 lb
    of potatoes
  •   4 stalk(s)
    stalks of celery
  •   1 large
  •   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

  • 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.