You are here: Home » Recipes » Easy Potato Soup Easy Potato Soup Kitchen Tested Yield 4 servings Prep 10 mins Cook 40 mins Chopped potatoes, sweet onions and celery in a creamy base—comforting and familiar. Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Ingredients 1 tablespoon unsalted butter3/4 cup thinly sliced Vidalia or sweet onions1/2 cup chopped celery1 clove garlic, minced3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth1 1/2 cups cubed potatoes1/2 cup half-and-half1/2 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon white pepper Chopped chives for garnish Instructions Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat; add onions, celery and garlic and cook until soft but not browned, about 15 minutes. Add broth and potatoes; bring to boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until potatoes are soft, about 20 minutes. Working in batches, transfer to blender or food processor and purée until smooth. Return to pan. Add half-and-half; gently rewarm but do not boil. Season with salt and white pepper. Garnish with chives. Recipe by Donna Shields.