I have never found a potato soup that I liked as much as the name brand stuff. Until now. Mine got REALLY thick also. Just ended up adding two more cups of milk (and it was still thick and creamy). I wasn't sure if I would like the potatoes mashed so after cooking and cooling them, I petite diced them. I also threw in some American cheese slices.
This recipe is hard to rate. If you make it as directed (y only change was using turkey bacon), it's delicious, but WAY too heavy of a soup for my tastes. I won't be taking leftovers for lunch tomorrow for fear of falling asleep at my desk after eating this heavy meal. Again, it was very tasty, just way too heavy.
i really enjoyed this recipe. very yummy and good to have on a cold night!
This is the BEST potato soup I have ever had! So simple to make too!