Irish Potato Soup

debbie lopez

By
@Debbwl

Have been making this for years. The bay leaf is what makes this one a little different from a lot of potato soups.

*This can be adapted to be made in a crock pot, but will be just a bit thinner.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 medium
russet potatoes
1 qt
water
2 medium
onions, diced
1
bay leaf
1/2 c
half and half
2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
3 Tbsp
butter
1/2 lb
smoked sausage, sliced (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Peel and slice the potatoes.

Put potatoes into a soup pot with water, onions, and bay leaf.
2
Simmer covered for 45 minutes.
3
Working in batches puree soup.
4
Add half and half, salt, and pepper. Also add the smoked sausage if using.
5
Cook for 15 minutes on LOW just until heated thoroughly WITHOUT boiling/scalding the half and half.
6
Add butter for flavor and richness and serve.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Irish
Other Tag: For Kids