St Patrick's Day Soup With Shamrock Croutons

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by English_Rose

This Irish-style potato and onion soup comes served with cute little cheesy shamrock croutons made out of bread. Use a shamrock shaped cutter if you can, otherwise, make the croutpns, shamrock shaped with a knife, using a cardboard stencil if you wish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan, add the onion and potato and cook gently, covered for about 10 mins, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add salt, pepper and broth and bring to the boil.
  3. Simmer uncovered for about 5 mins until the potatoes are tender.
  4. Add the spinach or sorrel leaves and cook for 5 mins more.
  5. Liquidize the soup until smooth.
  6. For the croutons: Cut shapes from the bread using a knife or a shamrock cutter and brush lightly with olive oil or butter.
  7. Broil on one side then turn over and sprinkle with the grated cheese and broil until cheese is melted.
  8. Place on top of the hot soup.

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