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)

Step-By-Step

1Peel and slice the potatoes.

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

About this Recipe

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