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.

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Potato Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
45 mins
Creamy Potato Soup With Milk
Course: Soup
Servings: 4
Calories: 265 kcal
Author: Lyubomira L
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
Potato Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 265 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 259mg 11%
Potassium 1263mg 36%
Total Carbohydrates 40g 13%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 9g
Protein 13g 26%
Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 34.1%
Calcium 21.6%
Iron 42.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.