ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Easy to Make Recipe: Old Fashioned Potato Soup

Updated on April 27, 2013

The next time you are craving potato soup, skip the restaurant and make it at home.

It'll be cheaper in the long run and will last longer than that $5.00 bowl.

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: Makes a Large Pot of Potato Soup

Ingredients

  • ¼ Cup margarine
  • ¼ Large onion finely chopped
  • 6 Potatoes, peeled and diced, more can be added for larger batch
  • 2 Carrots, diced or shredded
  • 3 Cups water, add more for larger batch
  • 1 – 3 cooked strips of bacon cut into pieces
  • ¼ Tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 Tbs. Chicken bouillon
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • 3 Tbs. Flour
  • 3 Cups Milk
  • 1 Tbs. parsley
  • ¼ Tsp. Thyme

Rate this Soup

Cast your vote for Old Fashioned Potato Soup

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan melt the butter.
  2. Add onions and cook over medium heat until onions are clear.
  3. While onions are cooking, boil the potatoes, carrots, and bouillon in the water until tender. Do not overcook.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Go back to the onions add flour and garlic powder to make a paste.
  6. Gradually add milk and stir well to keep from lumping.
  7. Stirring the onion mix consistently and add to the potato and carrot mixture.
  8. Stir in parsley, thyme and bacon.
  9. Simmer for a few minutes.
  10. Serve hot with a side of crackers and shredded cheese.

What is your favorite soup?

See results

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • CarNoobz profile image

      CarNoobz 

      5 years ago from USA

      Oh definitely. Homemade soups are the way to go to really stretch your dollars. We make a big pot of SOMETHING pretty much every week. Eat some for a couple meals and freeze the rest for later.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)