Sizzlin’ Soups: Simple and Delicious Potato Soup

Welcome back to Sizzlin’ Soups!  It’s been such an honor for me to team up with Quick and Easy Cheap and Healthy, Day2Day Joys, Christian Mommy Blogger, The Humbled Homemaker, and Intentional by Grace to bring you so many wonderful soup recipes.

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And now for our last featured soup, Simple and Delicious Potato Soup, from me!  This basic potato soup comes together very easily and will please young and old alike. Dress it up with some fun garnishes to give it even more flavor!


Simple and Delicious Potato Soup

  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 stalks of celery, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 large russet potatoes, cut into bite-sized chunks
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup sour cream or plain whole milk yogurt
  • Bacon, sour cream, cheese, green onions (optional for garnish)


  1. Melt butter in a medium size saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add diced onion, carrots, and celery.  Saute for 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and saute for 2-3 minutes longer.
  4. Add potato, salt, pepper, and thyme. Saute for 2-3 more minutes.
  5. Add flour.  Stir to coat and cook for 1 minutes.
  6. Add chicken broth.  Bring to a slow boil.  Reduce heat, cover and simmer for approximately 20-25 minutes until the potatoes are tender.
  7. Remove from heat.  Stir in sour cream (or yogurt). Add additional salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Garnish with your choice of toppings.  Serve and enjoy.


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  • Santa Fe Taco Soup
  • Turkey Soup with Barley and Quinoa
  • Every-Changing Vegetable Soup
  • Chicken and Quinoa Dumplings

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