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mom's potato soup

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Rene Palmer
Shreveport, LA

My husband's mother makes the BEST potato soup! Every time she makes it for us, I eat it until I hurt!

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For mom's potato soup

  • 2-1/2 lb
    white potatoes
  • 1/2 stick
  • 1/2
    medium onion, chopped
  • 3
    stalks of green onions
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 to 2 c
    half & half
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic, minced
  • bacon bits
  • cheddar cheese, grated
  • salt, to taste

How To Make mom's potato soup

  • 1
    Peel, cube and boil potatoes. Drain potatoes and return to pot.
  • 2
    Saute onion and garlic in butter until soft. Add onions and garlic to potatoes.
  • 3
    Bring to boil over medium high heat. Add chicken broth. Mash/blend until slightly lumpy.
  • 4
    Gradually add half & half while on low heat. Stir often for about 30 minutes. Add salt to taste.
  • 5
    Garnish with green onions, cheese, pepper and bacon bits.

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