Soup does not only need to combat chilly weather or to cure a common cold, it can also be very comforting too. (Like when you’re missing home!) While bland soups are uninteresting, a good potato soup recipe can remind you that something as simple as soup can be a taste sensation.
Would you like to be able to prepare a soothing soup? This could be for a cold or for a quick, warm meal with family or friends. Get ready to impress and like soup after trying this homemade Potato Soup recipe!
This recipe takes just under 1 hour to get ready, making it a perfect choice for a quick soup! All the ingredients are easily available and affordable so you can buy them to cook this cozy soup.
The soup can be stored to reheat and enjoyed for approximately two to three days. As this is a quick recipe, you can cook a fresh soup with different variations all through the cold season!
You can easily personalize this soup recipe to your liking by preferring to add in flour for thickening the soup, chicken or vegetable stock, or even bacon! Mmmm bacon!
Add flavor with garlic, onions, spices like chili powder, black pepper, or cheese. For an extra-creamy appeal, add Greek yoghurt or sour cream.
Soup can definitely be more appealing if it is presented well. Garnish this easy and quick potato soup recipe with your favorite fresh herbs, extra bacon, cheese, or onions.
To add in a creative touch to this recipe, consider using different kinds of potatoes or extra vegetables like broccoli.
You can also vary the recipe to different food needs such as omitting the bacon to make the soup vegetarian friendly, using cornstarch instead of flour to make this recipe gluten-free, and even using skim milk to avoid having an extra creamy or thick soup.
Whether you are looking for an easy soup recipe, or looking for a unique flavored soup, this easy homemade Potato Soup recipe is bound to make you love having soup!
Homemade Potato Soup Recipe
- 6 medium potatoes peeled and cubed
- 1 onion finely chopped
- 1 clove garlic crushed
- salt and black pepper freshly ground
- 1/2 tsp dried chili flakes
- 2 tbsp parsley freshly chopped
- 1 lt hot water
- 150 ml cream
- 15 ml butter
- 1 tsp mixed herbs
- In a 2 liter saucepan, heat the butter
- Fry the onions and garlic
- Add the cubed potatoes
- Season to taste
- Add the mixed herbs and chili flakes. Add the hot water
- Place a lid on the pot and simmer for 25 minutes
- Remove the saucepan from the heat
- Decant the soup into a glass blender
- Blend the soup until smooth
- Pour the hot soup into bowls, add cream and garnish with parsley