Krompir Juha – Croatian Potato Soup

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Recipe by ClarkeCC

Vegeta is a vegetable seasoning mix used in many Croatian dishes. You’ll find it in the spice aisle of the supermarket.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 potatoes, peeled, boiled and roughly broken with a fork (keep the water they were boiled in)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 liter potato water
  • 14 cup risoni
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 12 teaspoon Vegeta
  • chopped flat leaf parsley, to garnish


  1. In a saucepan fry the onion in the oil over medium heat until golden.
  2. Add the paprika and saute for 1 minute, then remove from heat.
  3. Add the potato water, the cooked potato and bring to the boil.
  4. Stir in the risoni and reduce to a simmer. Season with Vegeta and add the tomato paste and allow to cook until the risoni is done.
  5. 5.Serve with crusty bread, chopped parsley and lots of cracked black pepper.

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