Herbed Potato Soup

This Herbed Potato Soup is Minoo’s favourite. It’s quick and easy and freezes well. Minoo always has homemade frozen food in her freezer. She said she does not know how to make small batches of food. She always has left over which she freezes them for busy day. Soup is one food that freezes well.


This Herbed Potato Soup is definitely great for cold winter days. This recipe is adapted from www.allrecipes.com.

Prep time: 10 mins; Cook time: 20 mins; Serves 6.


  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 cups water or chicken broth
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups milk



Herbed-Potato-Soup-5-300x200Place potatoes and water or broth in a large saucepan; cook over medium heat until tender.
Herbed-Potato-Soup-4-300x200Meanwhile, in another saucepan, saute onion and garlic in butter until tender.
Herbed-Potato-Soup-6-300x200Add the flour and stir to cook the flour.
Herbed-Potato-Soup-7-300x200Add the onion mixture to the potato soup.
Flavour with thyme and rosemary.Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil.

Season with salt and pepper.

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