Irish potato soup uses simple ingredients, which in years gone by were easily available in rural Irish kitchens.

When I say this soup is easy to make, I really mean it. There are only seven ingredients – potato, onion, butter, stock, cream, and salt and pepper to taste.

How to Prep Irish Potato Soup Ahead

This Irish Soup is easy to prepare ahead of time.

  • You can peel and dice the potatoes the evening before. Place the potato pieces in a pot of cold water in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  • The onion, celery and garlic can be diced ahead of time and stored in an air tight container in the fridge.
  • Shred the cheese and store it in the fridge until ready to serve.

This potato soup also reheats well, making it really good for leftovers and meal prep.

How to serve Slow Cooker Potato Soup


How to serve soup as finger foods: This potato soup can be served to toddlers as finger food by straining out the solids from the liquids. Also serve with some shredded cheese, and finely chopped chives.

For children, Irish potato soup can be served in a small bowl. Allow the children to top their soup with the toppings they choose – shredded cheese, chopped chives, and pepper. Sour cream would be a great addition, too!

For Adults, this easy potato soup can be topped with your favorite toppings and enjoyed! Serve with crusty bread and butter and enjoy!


  • 1 large onion
  • 3 medium potatoes
  • 2 ounces butter
  • 4 cups chicken stock use vegetable stock for a vegetarian soup
  • ½ cup cream
  • salt and pepper to season
  • parsley to garnish

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