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Red Potato Soup

Rated as 3.47 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe is great for any family gatherings and if there is any left over, it tastes even better the next day."
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Ingredients

servings 200
Original recipe yields 16 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large saucepan over high heat combine the potatoes, onion, broth, butter or margarine, celery seed, garlic powder, ground black pepper, onion powder and seasoning salt.
  2. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium low. Simmer for about 15 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Add the milk, heat through and serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 200 calories; 8.6 24.5 6.8 12 637 Full nutrition

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I liked the idea of a chicken broth base, which I used after I boiled the potatos in regular water and drained. A combination of milk and half & half was used, and also bit of bacon grease. I u...

Most helpful critical review

It was watery and did not taste good to me. Doubt I will try this again. Perhaps less celery seed?

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I liked the idea of a chicken broth base, which I used after I boiled the potatos in regular water and drained. A combination of milk and half & half was used, and also bit of bacon grease. I u...

This was great! We found that the second day that there seemed to be too much milk - I suggest using about 2/3 what it calls for, otherwise it tastes simply like milk with a touch of potatos. ...

This was a very tasty soup. Of course using the red potatoes, the soup stayed chunky. I like my soup a bit thicker, so I would have mashed up some of the potaoes to my liking. Great flavor thoug...

Thanks a LOT for the suggestions in the reviews, everyone! First off, I used a light roux like one reviewer suggested (which completely eliminated the separation problems), used about half of t...

It was watery and did not taste good to me. Doubt I will try this again. Perhaps less celery seed?

Unfortunately not as great as it looks in the photo, it's very milky and the reviews were right, the butter just floats on top. I'm sure with the added suggestions below it would be much better.

Added mashed red potato to the soup to make it creamy, added cubed chicken and only half the milk. Good recipe, but butter definitely separates from the cream.

This soup was all right. I was a little disappointed in it, actually, but the basic idea is a solid one that I will build upon in the future and try again. The kids liked it and my husbnad lik...

I think there are some typos on this recipe. It says 1 (49.5 fluid ounce) can of broth - I think that was supposed to be 1 (14.9oz) can. Also, 2 tablespoons of celery seed was a bit too much f...