Recipe: Cream of Potato Soup

Because of the large quantity of carbohydrate derived from the potato, cream-of-potato SOUP is high in food value. For persons who are fond of the flavor of the potato, this makes a delicious SOUP and one that may be served as the main dish in a light meal.

(Sufficient to Serve Four)

  •  2 slices of onion
  •  1 sprig parsley
  •  2 medium-sized POTATOES
  •  1 c. milk
  •  1 c. potato water
  •  1 Tb. flour
  •  2 Tb. butter
  •  1 tsp. salt
  •  1/8 tsp. pepper

Cook the onion and parsley with the POTATOES, and, when cooked soft, drain and mash. Make a Sauce of the milk, potato water, flour, and butter. Season with the salt and pepper, add the mashed potato, and serve.

Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3
Volume 3: Soup; Meat; Poultry and Game; Fish and Shell Fish (Year 1928)