Simple Potato Soup

Simple Potato Soup


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Try this quick and easy potato soup recipe! Creamy potatoes with celery and bacon bits bring texture and flavor to this recipe.

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Chicago, IL

Time needed

45 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

4 servings


  • 1 lb Russet Potatoes, cubed
  • ¼ cup Butter
  • ½ cup Milk
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste
  • 1 Can Chicken Broth, 14 Ounces
  • 2 Cups of Bacon Bits
  • ⅓ cup Diced Celery

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Start by boiling 4 cups of water, add in potatoes and cook until tender.
Reserve one cup of the liquid, and drain potatoes.
Return potatoes to pot and add butter.
Start mashing potatoes and butter together, adding milk as needed to get a chunky mashed potato consistency.
Add salt, pepper, celery, and broth, mix well.
Bring to a boil, adding reserved potato water to bring to desired consistency.
Once soup is boiling, add in bacon bits, and stir well.

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