Irish potato soup is a really easy soup to make and has a delicate buttery rich flavor for a cold day. Simple ingredients of salt, pepper, butter and onions come together wil some vegetable stock for a fantastic soup. |
5 from 14 votes

Irish Potato Soup Recipe

A bowl of this warm, and delicious soup is just what you need on a cold day. This Irish potato soup recipe only requires a few ingredients. This soup is creamy and comforting. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon and chopped parsley.

Course Soup
Cuisine Irish
Keyword baked potato soup, homemade soup, Saint Patrick's Day food
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 6 servings
Calories 233 kcal



  1. Melt the butter in a soup pot or Dutch oven on medium heat. Add the onions and stir until translucent, about 5 minutes.

  2. Add the potatoes (diced into 1 inch cubes), stir into the onions. Cover and cook on medium heat for about 10 minutes. Stir the potatoes an onions a few times to cook evenly and to prevent the ones on the bottom from browning.

  3. Add the stock and seasoning to taste. 

  4. Simmer for about 30 minutes uncovered on medium heat. Check a potato chunk after 30 minutes with a fork for softness, then it is done. 

  5. Using an immersion blender, break down the solids as much as possible.

  6. Serve hot, sprinkled with bacon, and parsley. 

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Nutrition Facts
Irish Potato Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 233 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 17mg6%
Sodium 1623mg71%
Potassium 962mg27%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 850IU17%
Vitamin C 28.7mg35%
Calcium 74mg7%
Iron 7.1mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.