Potato Soup VI

Potato Soup VI

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"This is a base soup. You can eat it as is, or customize it by adding bacon, celery, onions, carrots, or whatever you like. Nondairy creamer is my choice, but you can use light cream or canned milk. Do not use red potatoes to make this soup."
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45 m servings 240 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 240 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.1g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 5.1 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 52 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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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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  1. Place potatoes in a large pot, and cover with water. The water level should stand about 2 inches above potatoes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until very tender.
  2. Remove soup from heat, and slowly stir in nondairy creamer. Continue stirring until soup is creamy.
  3. Mash slightly with a potato masher. Season with salt and pepper. Serve hot or cold.


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My Mom made Potato soup this way, and I have myself for years. Sometimes I jazz it up a bit and add cheese, bacon, celery, or sometimes I am in the mood for plain Old Fashioned Potato soup. Th...

Exactly the way my mom made potato soup when I was growing up...before the days of adding bacon, cheese, etc. I was thrilled when she made it! HA! Simple is usually best. Definitely use russet ...

Somebody tell me why not use red potatoes? That's all I ever used in my house.. They are great in the soup I make and everything else I use them in.

Easy, Easy, Easy! Wonderful base to start a great potato soup! Add whatever you want to jazz it up. I made this recipe for 50 people. Lots of compliments!!

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