Irish Root Soup

Irish Root Soup Recipe

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Carolyn Haas


My friend mentioned having a wonderful Irish Root soup so I searched until I found this one. I simplified the directions a bit to make it quicker!!

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6 - 8
20 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


1/4 c
1 large
onion, chopped
leek, white and light green parts cleaned and chopped
4 clove
garlic, smashed
1 stalk(s)
celery, cut into chunks
4 c
potatoes, peeled and chopped
1 c
vegetable stock
1 1/4 c
baby carrots, sliced
3 Tbsp
green onion, chopped
3/4 c
heavy cream (can try 1/2 and 1/2)
salt and pepper to taste
6 Tbsp
cheddar cheese, shredded

How to Make Irish Root Soup


  • 1Melt the butter in a large stockpot over medium heat; cook and stir the onion, leeks, garlic, carrots and celery in the melted butter until tender, about 10 minutes.
  • 2Pour 5 cups vegetable stock into the stockpot; add the potatoes. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook the mixture at a simmer 20 minutes.
  • 3Set aside 1 cup of vegetable mixture. Use immersion blender in the stockpot to puree the rest. Return saved mixture to pot.
  • 4Stir the green onion and heavy cream through the puree; continue cooking another 5 minutes.
    Season with salt and pepper; top with Cheddar cheese to serve.

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About Irish Root Soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Irish