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Kimmy's Potato Soup

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"A rich and creamy potato soup. You may use sausage instead of bacon."
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1 h 15 m servings 612
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain, reserving 4 cups of the water from boiling.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion, celery, and garlic in olive oil until tender, 3 to 5 minutes; add to potatoes with reserved water, milk, cream of celery soup, butter, and parsley. Season soup with salt and pepper.
  3. Bring potato mixture to a simmer over low heat; stirring frequently, cook at a simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Cook and stir bacon in a skillet over medium-high heat until crisp, about 10 minutes. Drain grease.
  5. Ladle soup into bowls. Sprinkle bacon and Cheddar cheese over soup to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 612 calories; 29.6 68.6 20.7 76 1022 Full nutrition

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As written this turns out pretty thin. I like it that way but if you are looking for thick and creamy I suggest not adding all 4 cups of the reserved water at once. You're going to need some but...