Tantalizing Chicken Potato Soup: A Comfort Meal

Nothing compares with a steaming bowl of comforting chicken potato soup on cold, blustery days. Rich in flavour, hearty and healthy, this simple, yet sophisticated dish is a great way to warm your bones and satisfy just about any comfort food craving. With a hint of smokiness and sweetness, the classic combination of chicken and potatoes take on a unique twist with this crowd-pleasing soup.


– 2 tablespoons olive oil
– 1 onion, chopped
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– 2 carrots, peeled and diced
– 2 stalks celery, diced
– 2 potatoes, peeled and diced
– 4 cups chicken broth
– 1 teaspoon dried thyme
– ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
– 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
– ¼ cup heavy cream
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– Chopped parsley, for garnish


1. Heat the olive oil in a large soup pot over medium-high heat.

2. Add the onion, garlic, carrots and celery and sauté until the vegetables are softened, about 5 minutes.

3. Add the potatoes, chicken broth, thyme, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer, covered, until the potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.

4. Add the cooked chicken and simmer until heated through, about 5 minutes more.

5. Stir in the heavy cream and simmer for another few minutes to heat through.

6. Serve the soup garnished with chopped parsley.

This flavor-packed soup can be served as a main-dish or as a side. The great thing about this recipe is that it can be adjusted to fit any palate. For a spicier dish, add more smoked paprika and cayenne pepper. To make it heartier, add some diced mushrooms or bacon.

Chicken potato soup is a comforting classic recipe that can always be depended on to deliver a scrumptious meal. Bursting with flavor, you can enjoy this meal guilt-free as it is low-calorie and loaded with nutrients. So the next time you’re looking for a warm, comforting meal, turn to this simple and straightforward soup recipe for easy and delicious results!