"A wonderful potato soup. You can add a variety of items to this recipe. What ever you have in your kitchen. If desired, mash the sliced potatoes for a creamier texture." — Pat Keene
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potatoes, thinly sliced
instant mashed potato flakes
The soup is good. The instructions, on the other hand, need some clarifing. Putting flour in a pan & cooking it til "pasty"? What's that all about? I think most of us realize the idea was to make a roux. Anyway, it was delicious with only 4 slices of bacon. I would definately make this again.
I think it would be better without the potato flakes. Just use more potato and puree most of the solids at the end. I did add fennel and that was good.
This was just about THE best potato soup I've ever had! My husband raved about it. The only thing I added was a couple of stalks of finely chopped celery and 1 tsp of chopped garlic (I put it in just about everything, though).
This one is definitely a keeper!!!!
Thank you for the base to a great soup. The only thing I omitted was the flour. For the instant potatoes I used 1 packet of garlic and cheddar along with 3 med size potatoes grated like hash browns, two cans of cream of celery and a little pepper. I also only used the meat from the bacon, none of the fat and only half a med size onion. My whole family loves it!
I made this soup for Christmas Eve and it was a big hit! I made it exactly as written and it was delicious. I agree, the recipe was confusing regarding the flour, but you just need to make a simple roux with the bacon grease and it will turn out fine.
this recipe is awsome all my family enjoy it . thank you
Pretty good stuff & easy. I always use bacon bits- so I just saute'd the onion in a little butter, then added the flour. Then chicken broth & bacon, etc. Definitely mash the potatoes quite well in the pan,(when done) & stir between mashings to bring up the potatoes from the bottom. Cook at least 30 minutes- maybe 35-40!
This potato soup is delicious. I used skim milk and upped the flour to 2 tablespoons. Very good and easy.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Pat's Cream of Potato Soup
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 127
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