Potato Soup with Rivels

Potato Soup With Rivels Recipe

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Kathleen Hall


This chowder is great to serve on a cold winter day.It's great for your hard working family, and will fill them up quickly.


★★★★★ 1 vote

Family of 4-5
1 Hr 30 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


  • 1 box
    chicken broth
  • 3 large
    red potatoes,cleaned,diced
  • 1 small
  • 1 1/2 c
    ham,or cooked bacon, chopped in bite-sized pieces (opt.)
  • 1 pkg
    frozen mixed vegetable,(opt.)
  • 1 large
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    garlic and herb seasoning

How to Make Potato Soup with Rivels


  1. Scrub, and remove any blemishes from potatoes.Cut into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Place chicken broth into large saucepan,or dutch oven,with potatoes, and onions and cook until tender.Do NOT drain.Add optional meat,and mixed vegetable, and cook until hot.(you may need to add a little more water-a cup is ok.)Also add garlic, and herb seasonings,now.
  3. Meanwhile,in a small bowl, mix together salt,and flour,mix well.Add one whole egg to this.Mix until lumps of dough form.These are the rivels.Not all flour will be incorporated.
  4. Whisk this quickly into the boiling soup mixture.Soup should immediately begin to thicken.Reduce heat to low, and cook for a few minutes longer,stirring often to prevent sticking.
    [The rivels are like little dumplings.] Serve.

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About Potato Soup with Rivels

Course/Dish: Chowders Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: German
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #hearty

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