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Potato Soup The Old Way

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Potato Soup the Old Way

An old recipe my best mates gran used to make. This is simple but incredibly tasty.Use Veg stock for Vegetarian option.
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: Irish
Keyword: Soup, Vegetables
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 75kcal



  • Melt the butter in a heavy saucepan.
  • When it foams, add the potatoes and onions and toss them in the butter until well coated.
  • Sprinkle with salt and a few grinds of pepper.
  • Cover with a butter wrapper or paper lid and the lid of the saucepan.
  • Sweat on a gentle heat for approximately 10 minutes.
  • Bring the stock to the boil.
  • When the vegetables are soft but not coloured add the boiling stock and continue to cook for about 10-15 minutes or until the vegetables are soft.
  • Add the milk and purée the soup in a blender or food processor.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
  • Serve sprinkled with a few slices of honey carrots (see recipe) and a few freshly chopped herbs or some of the following garnishes.


Sodium: 675mg | Sugar: 2g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 361mg | Cholesterol: 0.3mg | Calories: 75kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.004g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Saturated Fat: 0.005g | Fat: 0.01g | Protein: 4g | Carbohydrates: 15g