Big Granny's Potato Soup

Ready in 40 minutes

My husband's grandmother's recipe. Garnish with shredded cheddar cheese, if desired.

"I didn't have any evaporated milk so I used regular milk. I probably should have reduced the amount of milk by about an ounce."

- CookinSueMom

Top-ranked recipe named "Big Granny's Potato Soup"

4.5 avg, 11 review(s) 82% would make again


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4 medium Potatoes; peeled and diced
1 medium Onion; diced
Water; to cover vegetables
4 tablespoon Butter or margarine
3 tablespoon Flour
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Pepper
1 13 ounce Evaporated milk
2 tablespoon Dried parsley

Original recipe makes 6



Put potatoes and onion in a 3 quart sauce pan and add water to just cover the vegetables. Boil potatoes and onion until tender. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a small saucepan and add flour, stirring until smooth and thickened. Add salt, pepper, and canned milk to flour mixture and stir until mixed well. Remove the sauce from heat. When the potatoes and onion are tender (do not drain), stir in the sauce from the small sauce pan. Add the parsley and more salt and pepper, as desired, to taste. Let stand 10-15 minutes before serving.


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This is exactly how I've made my potato soup for 40 years. Yummy.
histjct 4 months ago
This was very good and easy to make. I will definitely make it again!
denwht 4 months ago
I used heavy cream instead of evaporated milk and it turned out great!
rizza92 9 months ago
babywilliam11 1 year ago
Kimberly07 1 year ago
Easy and delicious.
Geebarry 4 years ago
A keeper and easy added a couple drops of tobasco to spice it up a bit.
Maxstead 4 years ago
I added chicken cube and chicken it was great thank you
Couchpotato520 4 years ago
I didn't have any evaporated milk so I used regular milk. I probably should have reduced the amount of milk by about an ounce.
CookinSueMom 5 years ago
love this soup, just the why my grandmother made now i make it, my kids love it. thank you very much
vicki502000 5 years ago
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