Cream of Potato Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 342.6
  • Total Fat: 9.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 14.8 mg
  • Sodium: 205.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 52.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Protein: 12.2 g

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A favorite homemade soup, passed down from mom. A favorite homemade soup, passed down from mom.
Number of Servings: 6


    6Tbls Blue Bonnet light margerine
    2/3C Flour
    5 Medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
    4C 1% Milk
    2T Corn Starch (if needed)
    1.5oz Colby/Jack cheese
    Salt & Pepper to taste


Peel and cut potates into cubes (smaller than1 inch.) Cover with water, and boil until tender.

In seperate saucepan, melt margerine then add flour and whisk together. Slowly add 2C of milk, whisking constantly. Stir until warmed through and slightly thickened. (if soup is not starting to thicken, add up to 2Tbls corn starch and whisk briskly.) Add remaining milk and stir occasionally until heated through. Once the base is hot, add cheese and whisk until it's melted.

Drain potatoes, and mash about 1/2-3/4 cup. Carefully add to base and stir to combine.

Makes approximately 6 servings. My ladle measures 2/3C, and I serve two ladlefulls into each bowl.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user YES_I_CAN!.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Very Good
    A little bland as is, but I added some onion powder, Greek seasoning, and bacon to add a little more flavor..YUMMY! - 4/3/09

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    This recipe was good - a little on the bland side. Definitely needs a little more seasoning. It would help to add bacon or ham. Chives were delicious added as well. Thanks for a good start! I would make this again and make sure to add salt to my potatoes as they boil. - 1/22/09

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    This was wonderfull did not nead the cornstarch. I added some turkey bacon. i brought some into work today and all the girls loved it. - 1/12/09

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    Wonderfull basic potato soup recipe. We didn't have sour cream,which is needed in most other recipes. Impressed my husband (thats hard to do)! Well written recipe, all the way down to ladle size. We added 3 slices of bacon for added flavor. Excellent!!! - 10/23/08

    Reply from YES_I_CAN! (10/23/08)
    I'm glad you enjoyed it! I've made double batch and brought it to work before and people practically lined up. I've also added bacon before, and my brother-in-law likes some chives too (think baked potato.)