Potato Soup

Potato Soup

I’ve made potato soup many times and each time I try to change the recipe a little. Today I am sharing a simple recipe for cream of potato soup with bacon. All ingredients are easy to find and it doesn’t take a very long time to make it.

Servings: 4

Potato Soup

Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
35 minutes
Total Time:
45 minutes
Creamy Potato Soup With Milk
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  • 6 medium potatoes
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • chives — (or fresh garlic)
  • 5 pieces bacon


  1. Peel potatoes and cut into medium pieces. Boil them in salted water over medium to high heat for 30-40 minutes.
  2. Cook bacon and set to drain on a plate covered with paper towel. Reserve 2 tbsp bacon fat.
  3. In a pot cook onion in bacon fat for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add cooked potatoes, water, milk and chicken stock. Add black pepper.
  5. Cook on medium heat for 30 minutes.
  6. Transfer to a blender and blend until very small chunks of potato remain.
  7. Pour in a large bowl or pot and season with salt.
  8. Serve with crumbled bacon and chopped chives (or fresh garlic) on top. You can also add cheese.
  9. Serve warm.
Course: Soup

Nutrition Information

Calories: 265, Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 16mg, Sodium: 259mg, Potassium: 1263mg, Carbohydrates: 40g, Fiber: 6g, Sugar: 9g, Protein: 13g, Vitamin A: 200%, Vitamin C: 28.1%, Calcium: 216%, Iron: 7.7%