Mom’s Potato Soup

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Servings: 4-5
  • About This Recipe

    “Creamy potato and egg soup. Comforting on a cold day or night by the fire. My mother made this often for our family growing up. My husband and I love it as comfort food.”


  • 1/2 cupchopped celery
  • 1/2 cupchopped onion
  • 4tablespoons butter or 4tablespoonsmargarine
  • 4cupswater
  • 4cupspeeled and chopped potatoes
  • 3hard-boiled eggs
  • 2 (12ounce) cans evaporated milk
  • salt
  • pepper
  • butter ormargarine
  • Directions

  • Cook onion and celery in butter til tender, not brown.
  • Add water, potatoes and eggs, in shell and washed, and cook until potatoes are tender (about 10-12 minutes).
  • Peel and chop eggs.
  • Put back in with potates.
  • Add evaporated milk, salt, pepper.
  • Put little bit of butter on top of soup in bowl.
  • Reviews

  • “A ver “homey” tasting soup.It’s basic and nothing fancy, but it’s really great.I loved the bits of hard-boiled eggs.I reduced the cooking butter to 2 tbsp and used fat free evapoated milk to cut some fat calories.I did float a pat of butter on top to serve.Thanx for sharing!”

  • “Great soup!I usually make it like this but I add finely shopped carrot with the celery and onion. I have never used egg and it is a nice change!”

  • “This is a keeper. Has great taste!”

  • “Very good soup! All I did was add some garlic powder and thyme.”