Soups, Potato

Potato Soup
Author: D'Ann (Marshfield)
Ingredients
  • 3 c potatoes red or any kind, diced
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 1 t salt or ham base
  • 1 c low fat evap milk
  • 1 c milk
  • 1 T butter
  • Pepper or Cavendar's Greek Seasoning
  • Cheese to taste
Instructions
  1. Simmer potatoes and onions (barely covered with water) with salt. Do not drain potatoes.
  2. Add milk and blend slightly or use potato masher.

  3. Texture should not be smooth.
  4. Heat slowly, add butter and seasonings.
  5. Add milk and cheese for texture, season as needed.

 

Potato Soup
Prep Time
30 mins
 
Course: Soup
Servings: 6
Ingredients
  • 2 Tbls butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 cups peeled diced potatoes
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp celery seed
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups milk mixed with 2 Tbls. all-purpose flour
Instructions
  1. In large saucepan, cook onions in butter until soft.
  2. Add potatoes, chicken broth, parsley, thyme, celery seed, salt, and pepper to saucepan.
  3. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Stir milk/flour mixture into saucepan.
  5. Puree half of soup and flour in blender. Return to saucepan.
  6. Heat through

 

Potato Stew
Course: Soup
Servings: 4
Ingredients
  • 1/4 pound salt pork cut in 1-inch strips, or about 5 to 6 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 large onion cut in 1-inch chunks
  • 4-6 green onions sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried leaf thyme
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 3 pounds potatoes red, yellow, or variety, cut in 1-inch chunks
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • sweet ground paprika optional
Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, cook the salt pork or bacon until crisp.
  2. Add onions and cook until they soften somewhat, about 4 or 5 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle flour over the onions, add bay leaves and thyme; increase the heat to high.
  4. Pour in wine and stir to loosen brown bits from the bottom of the pan.
  5. Cook for about 2 minutes, or until wine has evaporated.
  6. Add potatoes, broth, and pepper.
  7. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 45 to 60 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle with paprika, if desired.
  9. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  10. Remove bay leaves before serving.
Recipe Notes

April 2013

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