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Cream of Potato Soup

 Cream of Potato Soup
This soup is comfort food, especially welcome when the temperatures take a plunge. I serve this often...it's a simple supper that can be prepared in a short time. -Ruth Ann Stelfox, Raymond, Alberta
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon celery salt
  • Dash pepper
  • Paprika and minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • Place the potatoes and water in a saucepan; bring to a boil over
  • medium-high heat. Cover and cook until tender; drain and set aside.
  • In the same pan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in flour
  • until blended. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and
  • stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; add the
  • potatoes, salt, celery salt and pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes or
  • until heated through. Sprinkle with parsley and paprika. Yield: 2
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 482 calories, 24 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 982 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 16 g protein.