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Easy Homemade Potato Soup Recipe On A Budget

Have you ever had plenty of mash potatoes leftover and not known what to do with them? Today on the blog we are sharing our budget recipe for Easy Homemade Potato Soup.

homemade potato soup recipe

We have lots of fabulous soup recipes here on The Inspiration Edit for you to enjoy! Why not try out our Instant Pot Asparagus Soup or my favourite Chicken and Butterbean Soup recipe which is zero points on the Weight Watchers plan! 

 
Potato Soup Recipe
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We don’t like to waste food at our house and finding unique and interesting ways to reuse leftovers and save money for upcoming bills and expenses is really important to me. So without further conversation, here are the ingredients and directions for Easy Homemade Potato Soup.
 

Easy Potato Soup Ingredients

  • 5 potatoes, peeled and chopped (approximately 3 1/2 cups)
  • 4 cups water or broth
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Green onions, optional garnish

How To Make Homemade Potato Soup

This soup can be made with fresh potatoes or even use leftover cooked potatoes!  You can use half water/broth and half milk if you’d like a creamier soup.
 
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Boil your potatoes in water until cooked well – if you spear one with a fork, it should fall right off.
 
Drain out the water and leave the potatoes in the strainer as you cook the onion.
 
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Place the olive oil in a stockpot over medium heat and add the chopped onion.
 
Cook until translucent, about 3 minutes.
 
Add back in the potatoes and the water or broth.
 
Cover and cook until the potatoes start to break down, about 20 minutes.
 
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Place in a blender or use an immersion blender and blend until smooth.
 
Season with salt and pepper to taste and garnish as desired.
 
  Potato Soup Recipe
 
I  hope you enjoy our post and try out our recipe. Let me know how it goes? Angela x 
 
If you’d like to find some easy one pot recipes that are simple to cook then you may like to read these one pot meal ideas! 
 

Easy Homemade Potato Soup Recipe

Easy Homemade Potato Soup Recipe

This is a delicious and easy homemade potato soup recipe for the whole family to enjoy. Try this simple and delicious soup recipe today.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 potatoes, peeled and chopped (approximately 3 1/2 cups)
  • 4 cups water or broth
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Green onions, optional garnish

Instructions

    This soup can be made with fresh potatoes or even use leftover cooked potatoes!  You can use half water/broth and half milk if you'd like a creamier soup.

    Boil your potatoes in water until cooked well - if you spear one with a fork, it should fall right off.

    Drain out the water and leave the potatoes in the strainer as you cook the onion.

    Place the olive oil in a stockpot over medium heat and add the chopped onion.

     Cook until translucent, about 3 minutes.

     Add back in the potatoes and the water or broth.

     Cover and cook until the potatoes start to break down, about 20 minutes.

 
 

 

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