Potato soup, the recipe of which HozOboz offers you today, is a very popular first course. In order to understand why it is loved both in Europe and in America, it is enough to cook it only once. HozOboz is sure that you will like mashed potato soup so much that this recipe will immediately be written in your cookbook.
Creamy potato soup is a traditional first course in German and Austrian cuisine. Its main ingredient, as you might guess, is potatoes. There are many different recipes and regional differences in the preparation of this soup. It is usually cooked in meat or vegetable broth with the addition of onions, carrots, and sometimes celery. After the cooking process is completed, the potatoes are mashed completely or partially. Depending on the recipe, fried bacon or fried onions with fresh parsley are added to the soup, depending on the recipe. Depending on the region and season, various herbs and spices are used, and sausages, sausages and even meatballs are also added to it. Even pieces of dried bread are sometimes served with soup. For example, in the cuisine of the Upper Rhine, especially in the Karlsruhe region, potato soup is traditionally prepared during the harvest of plums (potato soup and plum cake are usually served on the table). In the Palatinate, potato soup is served with dumplings. In Rheinhessen, a variant with the addition of garlic is popular.
By the way, potato soup is very popular in Foggy Albion, especially in Ireland and Wales. True, there they cook potato soup with leeks. Actually, it is called potato-onion soup. Prepare it without fail with the addition of cream. The Scots have their own version of potato soup - Tattie-i-Leekie. There is such a soup in Romania, but there it is called Ciorbă de praz.
As you know, the Spaniards brought potatoes to Europe in 1570. Potatoes reached the British Isles in about twenty years. And it was the Irish who were the first to start eating it (rather than using potato flowers for decorative purposes). However, it is not so important who first started cooking potato soup. It is important that for many years the recipe for its preparation has been passed down from generation to generation, and with minor adjustments. And all why? Because the simplest ingredients never get boring.
Potato soup looks very appetizing and satisfying, so you might get the impression that it is very high in calories. However, this is not the case - potato soup is an excellent dish for those who follow the figure and take care not to overeat. A bowl of this soup contains less than 200 calories, but it perfectly satisfies hunger. And this soup, like any other pureed first courses, is a great option for those who have stomach problems.
So now you know how to make potato soup. As you can see, everything is very simple and fast - in just half an hour you can cook a wonderful, tasty, low-calorie and very cozy soup for lunch.