Potato Cheese Soup


A rich potato soup. It'll warm you up on a cold winter day!

close up view of Potato Cheese Soup garnished with cheese, bacon and green onions in a bowl
6 servings


  • 4 potatoes, peeled and quartered

  • 1 small carrot, finely chopped

  • ½ stalk celery, finely chopped

  • 1 small onion, minced

  • 1 ½ cups vegetable broth

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2 ½ cups milk

  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese


  1. In a large saucepan, bring potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, vegetable broth and salt to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until potatoes are just tender. Do not rinse: mash mixture slightly. Stir in milk.

  2. In a small mixing bowl, blend butter, flour, parsley, and pepper; stir into potato mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly.

  3. Remove from heat: add cheese and stir until cheese is almost melted. Let soup stand for 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

311 Calories
13g Fat
37g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 311
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 8g 41%
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 638mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 30mg 150%
Calcium 298mg 23%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 836mg 18%

* 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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