Polly’s Perfect Potato Soup


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  • Total Time

    Prep Time: 15 min. Cook Time: 30 min.

  • Makes

    8 servingd

  • Ingredients

  • 6 medium potatoes, (about 4 pounds) peeled and cubed
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced
  • Shredded cheddar cheese and crumbled bacon, optional
  • Directions

  • Place potatoes in a large stockpot or Dutch oven; cover with cold water. Bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered until very tender, about 20-25 minutes; drain well, reserving 1 cup liquid.
  • Return potatoes to stockpot or Dutch oven; mash until desired consistency. Return pan to heat and add milk, heavy cream, butter, garlic and seasonings; heat on medium-low until heated through, 5-10 minutes, adding reserved cooking liquid to thin soup to desired consistency. Serve warm. Top with green onions. If desired, sprinkle with cheese and bacon.
  • Nutrition Facts

    1-1/4 cups: 230 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 444mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.
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