Mom's Potato Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 180.7
  • Total Fat: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.6 mg
  • Sodium: 387.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 4.0 g

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A simple, nourishing soup passed down for generations in my family A simple, nourishing soup passed down for generations in my family
Number of Servings: 8


    1-3 TBSP butter or margarine
    1 onion, chopped
    2 C russet potatoes, boiled & slightly mashed
    3 C vegetable, chicken, or ANY stock, or water
    2-3 ribs celery, chopped
    Salt and pepper, to taste
    Milk, to add if soup is too thick


Sauté onion in butter until soft. Peel potatoes and boil them in the broth until soft, then mash them a little, leaving some pieces of potato. Mix all ingredients together and heat on low until the soup is thick. Add milk if it's too thick.

The nutrition values given are based on vegetable broth. For a richer soup, use chicken broth. Chopped parsley is good to add in.

Number of servings: Approximately 8 1-cup servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DEEEBEE.

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  • thanks - 2/2/18

    Reply from DEEEBEE (2/4/18)
    You're welcome. I hope you like it. Mom made it a lot. She tried to keep things simple.

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  • Very good! My family has a favorite recipe as well, but this is good, too. I forgot to mash the potatoes, which is part of our recipe, and it was good. I only got 4 -- 1 - cup servings. - 11/19/14

    Reply from DEEEBEE (11/20/14)
    So glad you liked it! It's time for me to make it again. It's probably my grandmother's recipe, and who knows before then! I think I was figuring 1/2 cup was a serving.

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  • I fried up some bacon and added it..very good!!1 - 7/18/10

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  • Very easy to make - Next time I may try some more spices/flavorings...maybe Bay Leaf - 6/7/10

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  • very good, having it tonight - 6/5/09

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