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Potato Soup VII

Rated as 3.86 out of 5 Stars

"Yes, another potato soup! This version has plenty of bacon with the addition of sweet healthiness of grated carrots."
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Ingredients

servings 1137
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Slice bacon into small pieces and fry until crisp; set aside. Put potatoes in large soup pot and add enough water to cover them; simmer. Meanwhile, cook and stir onions, garlic, celery, and carrots in butter until tender.
  2. When the potatoes are tender, stir in cooked vegetables and bacon. Stir in canned cream. When mixture is just starting to boil, add instant potatoes to thicken to desired consistency. Salt & Pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 1137 calories; 78.9 88.2 22.5 66 1175 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Great flavor, although I did add a few extra touches. Some herbs, garlic powder, plenty of salt, and fresh parsley and chives to top it off! Made a great meal with some fresh bread. Next time I ...

Most helpful critical review

didn't care for this- how ironic to say add the healthy carrots when the soup has 71 grams of FAT and over 1000 calories! Not a good soup for the heart!

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Great flavor, although I did add a few extra touches. Some herbs, garlic powder, plenty of salt, and fresh parsley and chives to top it off! Made a great meal with some fresh bread. Next time I ...

Delicious, but labor intensive so do yourself a favor and use bacon bits from a bag. The quantities might be a little off, because I halved everything and still had a LOT more than 4 servings. I...

didn't care for this- how ironic to say add the healthy carrots when the soup has 71 grams of FAT and over 1000 calories! Not a good soup for the heart!

no change, it was so good

I added more spices and did not add the margarine. I sauteed the onions, celery, and garlic in the bacon fat. It was a hit with the family, but will not make this often as it contains a LOT of f...

I have made this soup too many times to count and it always comes out perfect! This is my gran-daughter's favorite soup. The only change I made was I use 1 stick of butter instead of the margari...