Creamy Potato Soup


This is an incredibly delicious soup. I recommend you serve it with fresh warm bread, they taste so great together.

6 to 8 servings


  • 4 slices bacon

  • 3 potatoes, peeled and chopped

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 carrot, chopped

  • 1 cup chopped celery

  • water to cover

  • 4 cups milk

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons paprika


  1. In a large saucepan cook bacon until crisp. Set bacon aside, along with 3 tablespoons of bacon drippings.

  2. Add potatoes, onion, carrot and celery to drippings. Add enough water to cover vegetables and cook over low heat until tender, stirring occasionally.

  3. Stir in milk, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.

  4. In separate bowl, stir together sour cream, flour and paprika. Gradually stir 1 cup of hot soup mixture into sour cream mixture.

  5. Pour sour cream mixture into soup mixture. Cook until small bubbles break soups service. Top with chopped bacon pieces.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

358 Calories
20g Fat
34g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 358
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 1048mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 25mg 124%
Calcium 268mg 21%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 923mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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