Potato Soup

Make Potato Soup in your kitchen with this delicious recipe from the Virginia Family Nutrition Program.

Prep Time10 minutes

Total Time30 minutes



  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 6 potatoes, chopped
  • 3 cups water, divided in half
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup nonfat dry milk
  • 2 tablespoons whole-wheat flour

Potato Soup


  • Heat oil in a large saucepan on low heat. Add celery and onion. Cook for 2-3 minutes until translucent.

  • Add the potatoes, salt, pepper and 1 ½ cups water. Cook for 20 minutes until the potatoes are tender.

  • In a small bowl, stir together the dry milk and flour. Add the remaining water slowly, stirring as you add it.

  • Add the milk mix to the pan. Cook until the soup is heated and slightly thickened.