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5 from 2 votes

Potato Soup

This easy Potato Soup recipe is a classic! It’s creamy, filling, and the perfect dinner for a chilly day. 
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy soup, potato recipes
Servings: 6


  • 4 cups potatoes – peeled and cubed
  • 5 cups water
  • 3 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 teaspoon each white pepper black, pepper and salt
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 5 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups milk


  • Combine the potatoes, celery, onion, bouillon cubes and water in a stockpot. Bring to a boil, then cook over medium heat until potatoes are tender, about 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in white and black pepper & salt to taste.
  • In a separate saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Whisk in flour with a fork, and cook, stirring constantly until thick, about 1 minute. Slowly stir in milk, whisking out any lumps. Continue stirring over medium-low heat until thick.
  • Stir the milk mixture into the stockpot, and cook soup until heated through. Serve immediately. Top with shredded cheddar cheese, bacon and green onions if desired.