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Pat's Cream of Potato Soup

"A wonderful potato soup. You can add a variety of items to this recipe. What ever you have in your kitchen. If desired, mash the sliced potatoes for a creamier texture."
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Ingredients

servings 307 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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Directions

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  1. Saute bacon and onions, in a medium saute pan, until browned. Set aside.
  2. Over low heat, in a medium sauce pan, cook flour until pasty. Slowly add chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in bacon and onion mixture, potatoes, and instant potatoes. Simmer for 30 minutes and then blend in half and half. Serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 307 calories; 14.2 g fat; 34.3 g carbohydrates; 10.7 g protein; 25 mg cholesterol; 773 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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The soup is good. The instructions, on the other hand, need some clarifing. Putting flour in a pan & cooking it til "pasty"? What's that all about? I think most of us realize the idea was to ...

Most helpful critical review

I think it would be better without the potato flakes. Just use more potato and puree most of the solids at the end. I did add fennel and that was good.

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The soup is good. The instructions, on the other hand, need some clarifing. Putting flour in a pan & cooking it til "pasty"? What's that all about? I think most of us realize the idea was to ...

This was just about THE best potato soup I've ever had! My husband raved about it. The only thing I added was a couple of stalks of finely chopped celery and 1 tsp of chopped garlic (I put it ...

Thank you for the base to a great soup. The only thing I omitted was the flour. For the instant potatoes I used 1 packet of garlic and cheddar along with 3 med size potatoes grated like hash bro...

I made this soup for Christmas Eve and it was a big hit! I made it exactly as written and it was delicious. I agree, the recipe was confusing regarding the flour, but you just need to make a s...

this recipe is awsome all my family enjoy it . thank you

Pretty good stuff & easy. I always use bacon bits- so I just saute'd the onion in a little butter, then added the flour. Then chicken broth & bacon, etc. Definitely mash the potatoes quite well ...

This potato soup is delicious. I used skim milk and upped the flour to 2 tablespoons. Very good and easy.

I really liked this soup a lot but I also agree that the instructions aren't that great. I gave it a 5 anyway because it was tasty. I topped it with cheddar cheese and chives before serving.

Incredible, in one word!The recipe was great, the directions...not so good but those of us who "know" potato soup know how to use the info. and made it work wonderfully! This was the best potato...