Hearty Garlic Potato Soup Recipe
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Hearty Garlic Potato Soup Recipe

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"I started with a basic potato soup and added my own touches to come up with this comforting recipe," writes Beth Allard from Belmont, New Hampshire.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 8 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 8 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 297 calories, 15g fat (8g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 690mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein.


  1. Place potatoes, carrot and garlic in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain. Place 3 cups potato mixture in a large bowl and mash. Set aside mashed potatoes and remaining potato mixture.
  2. In a large skillet, cook sausage and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain and set aside. In a Dutch oven, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth; gradually add the milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until soup is thickened.
  3. Add the parsley, salt, bouillon, seasoned salt and pepper; mix well. Add mashed potato mixture; cook and stir until heated through. Add reserved potato and sausage mixtures. Heat through. Yield: 12 servings (about 3 quarts).
Originally published as Hearty Garlic Potato Soup in Taste of Home February/March 2004, p17

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cbenne12 User ID: 7424916 230578
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2015

"Very tasty! A little time consuming, so I won't make this unless it is for a crowd. I will also add more garlic to it."

Grannycan User ID: 5845528 130247
Reviewed Dec. 8, 2013

"Great potato soup! I make this every year and my husband loves it."

bedfordtx User ID: 5395143 91179
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2011

"wonderful soup. I add more garlic and more potatoes"

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