Cooking at Home - Potato Soup

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Published Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Makes:6 servings

Warm up a cold winter night with this cozy soup. Enjoy with dark green vegetables and broiled fish, meat, or tofu. 


  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup celery (chopped)
  • 6 potatoes (diced)
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup non-fat dry milk
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons flour


  1. Peel and chop the onion.
  2. Chop the celery.
  3. Peel the potatoes, and cut them into small cubes.
  4. Melt the margarine in a large saucepan on low heat.
  5. Add the onion and celery. Cook for a few minutes.
  6. Add the potatoes, salt, pepper and 1 1/2 cups water.
  7. Cook for 15 minutes until the potatoes are tender.
  8. In a small bowl, stir together the dry milk and flour.
  9. Add 1 1/2 cups water slowly, stirring as you add it.
  10. Add the milk mix to the potatoes.
  11. Cook until the soup is heated and slightly thickened.
  12. Adjust the seasonings.

Source: Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Program, Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network Website Recipes

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup prepared soup, 1/6 of recipe (308g)



Total Calories


Total Fat

4 g

Saturated Fat

1 g


2 mg


312 mg


47 g

Dietary Fiber

5 g

Total Sugars

8 g

Added Sugars included

0 g


9 g

Vitamin D

1 mcg


176 mg


2 mg


1136 mg

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