Vegetable Soup Recipes

Easy Potato Soup Recipe

Easy Potato Soup Recipe

Easy Potato Soup Recipe

BestSoupRecipe.Com - Servings

Servings: 6 – 8

BestSoupRecipe.Com - Prep Time

Preparation Time: 10 Min
Cooking Time: 20 Min

BestSoupRecipe.Com - Calories

Calories: 300~/Serving

Easy Potato Soup Recipe – Ingredients:

  • Bacon slices (diced) – 5
  • Bacon grease/butter – 3 Tablespoons
  • White/Yellow Onion (diced) – 1 Cup
  • All-Purpose Flour – 1/4 Cup
  • Chicken Stock – 2 Cups
  • Milk (warmed) – 2 Cups
  • Potatoes/Yukon Gold Potatoes (peeled & diced) – 1.5 Pounds
  • Sharp Cheddar Cheese (shredded) – 1 Cup
  • Plain Greek Yogurt / Sour Cream – 1/2 Cup
  • Kosher Salt – 1 Teaspoon
  • Black Pepper (freshly grounded) – 1/2 Teaspoon

For Garnishing:

  • Green Onions (thinly-sliced)
  • Chives
  • Cheese (Extra Shredded)
  • Bacon
  • Sour Cream

Easy Potato Soup Recipe – Directions:

Over high to medium heat, heat a large stockpot. Add bacon (diced) and cook until they are crispy with stirring periodically. When the bacon turn crispy, transfer to a separate plate and have a reserve of about 3 tablespoons of bacon grease in stockpot.

Add white/yellow onion and saute for about 5 minutes until the onion is soft, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle all-purpose flour on the onion and stir for combined. Saute for 1 more minute to cook the flour. Now stir in chicken stock, milk, potatoes, and bacon (cooked) until combined. Cook until the mixture reaches the simmer.

Reduce heat to Low-Medium and cover, simmer for 10 – 15 minutes or until potatoes are soft. Occasionally  Stir to avoid bottom burn.

When the potatoes are tender, stir in sharp cheddar cheese and Greek yogurt/sour cream). Add salt & pepper to taste.

Serve warm and garnish the soup with your favorite toppings.

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