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Creamy Potato Soup

"This is an incredibly delicious soup. I recommend you serve it with fresh warm bread, they taste so great together."
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Ingredients

servings 358 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings (6 to 8 servings)

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 358 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 20 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.9g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 11.7 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 43 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 1048 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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Directions

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  1. In a large saucepan cook bacon until crisp. Set bacon aside, along with 3 tablespoons of bacon drippings.
  2. Add potatoes, onion, carrot and celery to drippings. Add enough water to cover vegetables and cook over low heat until tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in milk, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  4. In separate bowl, stir together sour cream, flour and paprika. Gradually stir 1 cup of hot soup mixture into sour cream mixture.
  5. Pour sour cream mixture into soup mixture. Cook until small bubbles break soups service. Top with chopped bacon pieces.

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Reviews

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This was a great base but I did make some changes...I used chicken broth instead of water, carrots instead of celery a little more sour cream and flour to make it thicker, a handful of grated c...

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I tried this recipe for dinner. It did not turn out the way I thought it would. Instead of being white and creamy, it turned out brown and runny. The soup did not taste as "creamy" as I thoug...

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This was a great base but I did make some changes...I used chicken broth instead of water, carrots instead of celery a little more sour cream and flour to make it thicker, a handful of grated c...

This recipie is a great base for potato soup. I added chives, cumin, tumeric, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, and garlic salt to this recipie and it was great. I also substituted starch for f...

I tried this recipe for dinner. It did not turn out the way I thought it would. Instead of being white and creamy, it turned out brown and runny. The soup did not taste as "creamy" as I thoug...

I was very disappointed with this recipe. Potato soup is supposed to be white and creamy. This recipe produced neither. Thanks to the 2tsp of paprika, it looked like I was stirring a pan full...

This recipe is wonderful. I added ham and omitted the celery in my soup and it came out just as creamy and delicious as I expected. I will definitely keep this recipe.

I must say, I don't get the rave reviews on this recipe. This soup really had no flavor, and I even used extra bacon and spices. The soup tasted like potatoes in milk, with some bacon grease mix...

i think this soup came out very well. I tweaked it a bit. I used chicken broth instead of water, a couple xtra potatoes, whole milk and heavy cream. I also added some hungry jack potato flakes a...

Great recipe - but a little too spicy/peppery even for this Cajun - recipe is clear, but you must follow it closely - just might want to cut the t of pepper to 1/2 t - great soup!!

What I liked about it was the fact that it was very creamy and yet tasted light at the same time! This is the answer to those who love creamy textures but can't stomach the rich taste of cream f...