Basic Potato Soup

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"My mother gave me this recipe for potato soup and it is extremely easy and tastes great. Substitute butter for the oil if desired. Regular bacon can be substituted for turkey bacon if desired."
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55 m servings 448 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 448 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 21.5 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 54g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 12.5 g
  • 25%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 62 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 1601 mg
  • 64%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and add enough water to cover; bring to a boil and cook until tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat; saute onion and turkey bacon until browned, 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Mix water and chicken bouillon together in a bowl, stirring and breaking cubes apart with a fork, until dissolved. Stir evaporated milk and garlic salt into bouillon mixture.
  4. Drain potatoes, setting about 1/8 aside in a bowl. Mix the potatoes, evaporated milk mixture, onion-bacon mixture, and butter together in a pot until soup is creamy and smooth. Add the reserved potatoes to soup, breaking potatoes apart for desired texture. Bring soup to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until soup is heated through, 15 to 20 minutes.

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It is a good basic recipe. I made a few changes, like adding creole seasoning for a little spice. Also didn't drain all the water, and added a bit of flour. I also chopped celery and added that...

I didn't read the part that said to use 20 oz. of evaporated milk, so I just used one can. Then it said to drain the water the potatoes were cooking in. Hmmm, the milk wasn't going to be enough....

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