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Mom's Old Fashioned Potato Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grant Smith
Added: Sunday, August 13, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6-8 Red Potatoes Peeled and diced
1 large onion chopped
Water to cover
2 tsp of salt
2 cups of whole milk
1 cup of table cream or half and half
2 Tsp of Butter
Salt and pepper to taste
4 slices of bacon cooked crisp (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Place peeled and diced potatoes in a large pot with chopped onion and barely cover with water, add the salt. Cook until potatoes are tender. Drain all but about 2 cups of water off of the potatoes and add the milk and cream. Heat until steaming, but do not boil, add the butter and adjust the seasoning. You can top with crumbled bacon.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a great winter treat. Mom would also have grated cheese and chives or even sometimes she would put slices of smoked sausage in it. She would always have deviled eggs and big slices of homemade bread with this soup

 

 

 

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