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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

By Lyubomira L
Creamy Potato Soup With Milk
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 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


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


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

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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Course: Soup
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Hi! I'm Mira.

I share simple, mostly low-carb and Keto recipes, that don't take a lot of time to make and use mostly seasonal, easy to find ingredients. I'm a supporter of healthy eating, but you'll also find some indulgent treats too.

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