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Easy Potato Soup from Gooseberry Patch for the Crock-Pot

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“This recipe was featured in an email today from Gooseberry Patch. "Here's one of our favorite dishes from our newest cookbook in the series, 101 Easy Entertaining Recipes...perfect for these chilly February days. Instant potato flakes are the secret to this creamy dish."”
4hrs 10mins
4-6 bowls of soup

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 -5 potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of celery soup
  • 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 14 cups water
  • 4 23 cups milk
  • 1 (6 5/8 ounce) package instant potato flakes
  • cheddar cheese, shredded, for garnish
  • green onion, sliced, for garnish
  • bacon, crumbled, for garnish


  1. Combine potatoes, soups and water in a slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on high setting until potatoes are tender, about 2 to 3 hours.
  3. Stir in milk; add potato flakes to desired consistency, stirring constantly.
  4. Cover and cook on high setting an additional 2 to 3 hours longer.
  5. Spoon into bowls to serve; top with garnishes.

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