Irish Root Soup

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


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  • 1/4 c
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 1-2
    leek, white and light green parts cleaned and chopped
  • 4 clove
    garlic, smashed
  • 1 stalk(s)
    celery, cut into chunks
  • 4 c
  • 5
    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


  1. Melt 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.
  2. Pour 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.
  3. Set aside 1 cup of vegetable mixture. Use immersion blender in the stockpot to puree the rest. Return saved mixture to pot.
  4. Stir 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

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