Fast Mashed Potato Soup

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


3 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
You won't recognize the leftover mashed potatoes in this excellent tasting soup from Dorothy Bateman of Carver, Massachusetts. "Topped with chives, it's especially good on chilly fall evenings, she notes.


  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1-1/2 cups mashed potatoes (prepared with milk and butter)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon celery salt, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives


  1. In a saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add the milk, potatoes, salt and celery salt if desired and pepper; heat through.
  2. Sprinkle with chives.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 192 calories, 6g fat (0 saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 401mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 8g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat-free milk, 1 fat.