Grandma's Homemade Potato Soup

Grandma's Homemade Potato Soup

div class="hrecipe"table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"tbodytrtd style="text-align: center;"a href="http://www.deepsouthdish.com/2013/01/grandmas-homemade-potato-soup.html"img border="0" class="photo" height="266" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Hqvuq6bZ5HM/UOSWgUBEshI/AAAAAAAAVcE/Nor9JcUrfo/s400/Grandma's+Homemade+Potato+Soup+01.jpg" width="400" //a/td/trtrtd class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"ispan class="summary"An old fashioned, simple, chunky potato soup like Grandma made, with russet potatoes, onion, butter, evaporated milk, a little flour, and seasoned with salt and pepper./span/i/span/td/tr/tbody/tableh1 class="fn"span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #cc0000;"Homemade Potato Soup /span /h1Back before there were things like a href="http://www.deepsouthdish.com/2008/12/mary-creamy-cheesy-potato-soup-with.html" target="blank"Cheesy Potato Soup with Bacon/a and a href="http://www.deepsouthdish.com/2010/11/loaded-baked-potato-soup.html" target="_blank"Loaded Baked Potato Soup/a, there was Grandma's Potato Soup. Simple, unassuming, not much more than potatoes, onion, water, butter and milk, really, but so very good and comforting. I had about a half dozen potatoes to use up and The Cajun was still having a tender stomach from a bout with the flu, so I peeled those babies and threw them in a pot. The amount of butter here is just a suggestion. You can use more or less at your own discretion as your diet will allow you. Unless you're not feeling good - then just throw caution to the wind.br /br //diva href="http://www.deepsouthdish.com/2013/01/grandmas-homemade-potato-soup.html#more"Click Here to Continue Reading »/a

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds of russet potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks (about 1-1/2 inch)
  • 1/2 cup of chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons of all purpose flour
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup (1/2 to 1 stick) of salted butter
  • Water to cover
  • 1 (12 ounce) can of evaporated milk
  • Shredded cheese, for garnish, optional

Directions

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