Depression Potato Soup

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 190
Yield: 4 (1 1/2-cup) servings


3 cups diced raw potatoes
1 cup diced onion
1 cup diced celery
scant 1/2 cup uncooked fine noodles
2 cups water
1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk (skim)
1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
1/8 teaspoon black pepper


In a large saucepan, combine potatoes, onion, celery, noodles, and water. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes. Drain, but reserve liquid. Return 1 cup of reserved liquid and drained vegetables back to pan. Stir in milk, parsley flakes, and black pepper. Lower heat. Simmer 10–15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 190
Calories from Fat: 60

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