Slow Cooker Potato Soup Recipe

Dig up some fresh potatoes and try this slow cooker potato soup recipe today.
Jean Teller
September/October 2011
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What’s better on a cold evening than a bowl of Homemade Potato Soup? and Burwell Photography

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Arlene Obermiller, Dannebrog, Nebraska, sends a good slow cooker potato soup recipe. 

Recipe Box: September/October 2011 – Easy Slow Cooker Recipes

Homemade Potato Soup

6 potatoes, pared and cut into bite-sized pieces
2 onions, chopped
1 carrot, pared and sliced
1 stalk celery, sliced
5 chicken bouillon cubes
1 tablespoon parsley flakes
4 cups water
1 1⁄2 teaspoons salt
Pepper to taste
2 tablespoons butter
3 to 4 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled, optional
1 can (13 ounces) evaporated milk
Chopped chives 

In slow cooker, place potatoes, onions, carrot, celery, bouillon cubes, parsley, water, salt, pepper, butter and bacon. Cover and cook on Low for 12 hours, or on High for 3 to 4 hours.

Stir in evaporated milk during the last hour. If desired, mash potatoes with a masher before serving. Serve topped with chopped chives.

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