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Rustic Potato soup in round white bowl atop black cloth

Rustic Potato Soup - Vegetarian Potato Soup

Rustic Vegetarian Potato Soup is a comforting vegetarian soup that you can enjoy year round. Who said potato and cheese soup couldn't be delicious? 
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword potato and cheese soup, rustic potato soup, vegetarian soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 180kcal
Author Cindy Gordon (Vegetarian Mamma)


  • 2 cups of cubed potatoes
  • 1 cup of reserved water from potatoes
  • medium onion
  • 2 T butter
  • 2 T all-purpose gluten-free flour
  • 3 cups of milk
  • cup shredded cheese
  • Parsley and chopped green onions for garnish.
  • Salt and Pepper for seasoning


  • Bring potatoes to a boil. Cook until done (soft) and drain. Be sure to reserve 1 cup of the potato water.
  • Melt butter and saute onions.
  • Next, stir in flour until smooth.
  • Gradually (slowly!) add the milk product and reserved potato water, while stirring.
  • Bring to a boil. Boil until thick.
  • Remove from heat and add cheese, slowly. Stir until melted.
  • Add cooked potatoes.
  • Garnish with parsley, green onions and season with salt and pepper!
  • ENJOY!


Slow and steady is the pace for this recipe. Don't rush this recipe. Slowly add in the milk and cheese so that it blends well.


Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 201mg | Potassium: 353mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 380IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 225mg | Iron: 1.9mg