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Easy Old Fashion Potato Soup

Easy Homemade Potato Soup

With simple ingredients and easy instructions this easy potato soup is perfect for everyone.
5 from 13 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins


  • 8 Large Idaho Potatoes
  • 1 Small Yellow Onion
  • 1 stick Butter
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • 1 cup Milk
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  • Wash and Peel Potatoes.
  • Dice potatoes into small pieces (Note: The smaller the pieces, the faster they cook).
  • Rinse potatoes until the water is clear. This removes most of the starch.
  • Cut and dice onion.
  • Add potatoes and onion to large pot and add just enough water to cover.
  • Cook on high until boiling. once boiling, add in your stick of butter and reduce to medium.
    Easy old fashion potato soup
  • Continue cooking on medium until the potatoes are tender. I usually take a fork and once they break apart pretty easily, they are done.
  • In a separate bowl, or cup, mix together your milk and flour with a whisk or fork until somewhat smooth. ( A few lumps is no big deal, they will smooth out later.
  • Add your milk and flour mixture to the pot.
  • Continue stiring on medium heat until thickened.
  • Now is the time to salt and pepper to taste. I suggest about two tablespoons of salt, but to each their own.
  • Congrats! Your potato soup is done! Enjoy!
Keyword easy potato soup, potato soup