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Old Fashioned Potato Soup

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Rating: 4/5
1 review
1 comment

ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes:   5

recipe id: 93350
cook method: stovetop

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3 cups pared & diced raw potatoes
1/2 cup onions, finely chopped
1 cup boiling water
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
3 cups milk
2 tablespoons butter


Cook potatoes, onion and salt slowly in the water. When potatoes are tender, add milk and butter and just bring to a boil.

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208 calories, 10 grams fat, 24 grams carbohydrates, 7 grams protein per serving.
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REVIEW: 4 star recipe rating
when I was a child my father was a tenant farmer and we pretty much ate what we could produce in a truck patch, and store throughout the year. I remember having soup made like this so often through those winter months. Thanks for the reminder.

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I was looking for a sample down-home potato soup recipe like my grandmother made. Yummmmmmmm THIS is it!

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