INGREDIENTS FOR POTATO SOUP RECIPE
|2 largish potatoes
|1 medium onion
|1 garlic clove
|2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
|1 half teaspoon dried thyme
|Vegetable stock (fresh or two cubes in hot water)
|Salt and pepper to taste
This is the basic recipe, it's quick and very easy to prepare. When
you get bored with it, simply add a few of your favourite ingredients.
Chopped ham goes very well as does bacon, most other vegetables and
COOKING EQUIPMENT FOR POTATO SOUP
1 large pan
1 frying pan
1 blender or food processor (optional)
||Peel the potatoes and slice them into chunks.|
the onion and slice it.
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|Put the butter into a frying pan on a medium low
heat and let it melt and start to bubble.
Put the potatoes and
onions into the frying pan, turn the heat to low. Mix the potatoes,
onions and butter well, and cover with a lid. Cook for 10 minutes
||Pour the potatoes, onions and butter into a large
pan, add the stock and herbs.|
Cook on a medium heat for 20 to 25
minutes stirring occasionally. The soup is cooked when the potatoes
are soft enough to make mashed potatoes.
If you have a blender or food processor then use it to puree the
soup. Reheat the soup after pureeing it.
Alternatively use a
potato masher. Serve with croutons or a bread roll.
Potato soup freezes very well.
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