Potato Soup with Whole Wheat Butter Dumplings

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Rick Young

A thick potato soup that goes over well on a cold day.

Top Review by Kevin Young

Thanks for posting this Dad, hadn't had it in years. Excellent. I doubled the dumplings and also (brace yourself) added an onion. Came out wonderfully. Kerrie loved it too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil potatoes in water until able to press with a fork.
  2. Do not drain.
  3. In a second pan, melt butter over low heat and add flour, salt,& pepper.
  4. Stir until smooth& thick.
  5. Add milk (a little bit at a time) and continue to heat the sauce, mixing constantly until it is fairly thick and hot.
  6. Add sauce to potatoes (still in the water) and bring to a boil.
  7. While waiting for potatoes to boil, make the dumpling mixture.
  8. Cream butter with eggs.
  9. Stir in whole wheat flour and salt.
  10. When soup boils, spoon in dumpling batter.
  11. Cover kettle, and let simmer for 8 to 10 minutes.
  12. Note: I sometimes throw in a cup of corn and/or peas, or cut up a couple stalks celery to add colors and flavors.

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