One of my favourite German soup recipes is this easy potato soup recipe. Simple to make and delicious too, this recipe for potato soup is just perfect for those cold winter evenings. So if you've got loads of potatoes, what are you waiting for?
Enjoy my German potato soup recipe with some warm crusty bread.
50g root celery
800ml vegetable broth
1 bay leaf
1 clove garlic
dried marjoram, ground caraway seeds
1 strip of lemon rind
1 dessert spoon of freshly chopped parsley
Peel the onion, carrot and celery and chop into small cubes. Peel the potatoes, wash and cut into quarters. Cook the potatoes in the vegetable broth for about 30-40 minutes until tender. After 20 minutes cooking time add the cubed vegetables and the bay leaf. When cooked remove the potatoes and bay leaf with a slotted spoon. Press the potatoes through a potato ricer into the vegetable broth.
Add the cream to the soup. Grate the garlic into the soup and add marjoram, ground caraway seeds and lemon strip. Simmer over a low heat for about 5 minutes. Remove the lemon strip and flavour the soup with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
Pour the soup into preheated bowls and scatter with freshly chopped parsley.
If liked, you can add cubed cooked ham or finely chopped mushrooms. Enjoy with some crusty bread.
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Zachary - USA
Tremendous website. I lived in Germany for almost 14 years. Your recipes have me excited about getting back into German cooking. Thanks so much!
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