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Chilled Potato Soup

30 Min

It's surprising to note that French-sounding vichyssoise, which is a style of chilled potato soup, was created in New York City. Our recipe for a version of this favorite creamy Chilled Potato Soup is can easily add elegance to your entertaining.

What You'll Need

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 large potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 rib celery, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 2 cups (1 pint) half-and-half
  • 1 cup milk

What to Do

  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Add the onions and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until tender. Add the chicken broth, potatoes, celery, salt, and pepper; mix well.

  3. Bring to a boil; cover and let boil for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.

  4. Chill the mixture for at least 2 hours, or until well chilled.

  5. Place it in a blender and blend on high speed until smooth.

  6. Pour into a serving bowl and add the half-and-half and milk; mix well. Serve, or cover and chill until ready to serve.


Chopped scallions are the perfect colorful topper to add just before serving.

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 6

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 314
  • Calories from Fat 130
  • Total Fat 14g 22 %
  • Saturated Fat 8.8g 44 %
  • Trans Fat 0.2g 0 %
  • Protein 8.1g 16 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 43mg 14 %
  • Sodium 703mg 29 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 40g 13 %
  • Dietary Fiber 5.4g 22 %
  • Sugars 6.6g 0 %

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