This potato soup recipe is a classic comfort food. After spending the day shoveling your snow-covered sidewalks and driveway, there is nothing more welcoming than walking into your home with the embracing smell of potato soup.
It's like a warm, comfortable blanket for your senses. This potato soup recipe calls for a can of evaporated milk, which contributes to its rich, creamy consistency. If you have some leftover ham, cube it and throw that in the pot as well. When the bacon has been added, no one can resist this amazing soup. So, grab your ingredients, and get ready to make this delicious potato soup.
Potato Soup Recipe
3 to 4 large potatoes, peeled & chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 carrot, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 can evaporated milk (6 ounces)
2 to 3 cups 2% milk
Salt & pepper to taste
6-8 slices crisp cooked bacon, crumbled
dill weed and parsley for garnish
1. Cook the vegetables in a small amount of water (covered) until tender.
2. Add: the evaporated milk, the regular milk, salt, and pepper. Mash or blend to desired consistency
3. Add 4 slices of crisp cooked bacon, crumbled. Simmer, do not boil.
4. When ready to serve, add dill weed and parsley.
This is a hearty dish that is perfect as a meal on its own or paired with a salad and crusty bread. And to take it up a notch, add some cheese and green onions and you have a baked potato soup. That will get your family's attention for sure. Enjoy!