Potato Flakes For Thick Potato Soup

I use instant potato flakes to thicken my potato soup. What else would you use!

By Janette from Parkersburg, WV

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October 23, 20070 found this helpful
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When my soups aren't thick enough, I just melt tbsp of butter in a pan and whisk in 2 tbsp of flour. Be sure to blend thoroughly and add to soup mixture.

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October 24, 20070 found this helpful
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Right, or cornstarch, butter, etc. All this was before instant potatoes, when I learned to cook!

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October 24, 20070 found this helpful
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I just mash some of the potatoes. It works for me. Hope it works for you.

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April 10, 20080 found this helpful
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Potato flakes can be used to thicken all kinds of soups. You can even use them in place of cornstarch or flour when making gravy.

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November 1, 20160 found this helpful

I use a food processor and process 2 large potatoes. It thickens the soup nicely. And you still have the flavor of potato. I do this with my clam chowder, corn chowder, and even a beef stew if I want it thicker. It is far healthier than using flour or cornstarch.

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