My Mom's Potato Soup

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by Sarah Chana

My mom, the Galicianer, makes a mean potato soup that every eastern European native (or wannabe) will love. Easy, hearty, nourishes the soul.

Top Review by pavut

Good soup, I made it according to the recipe with all the optional ingredients. I used also one vegetable bouillon cube. This soup fits Finnish tastes and common ingredients well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put potatoes in a soup pot and add water to cover, plus another few inches. Salt and bring to a boil.
  2. Once boiling, add the carrots, optional parsnips and s, parsley, dill, garlic.
  3. Bring to a boil, then simmer for about 1 hour.
  4. While soup is boiling, saute the onion in oil in a skillet. When the onions are golden, add flour to make a roux. Thin with a little bit of water. Bring to a boil to thicken and then add to the soup.
  5. Simmer a few more minutes and season to taste.

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