Mom's German Potato Soup

caroline cording


My mom who was born and raised in Germany has been making this soup for as long as i can remember. This is one of my favorite soup, especially when it gets co
oler out.


★★★★★ 1 vote

40 Min
4 Hr


  • 5 lbs
    potatoes, medium
  • 6 medium
    carrots, chopped
  • 4 medium
    turnips chopped
  • 4 medium
  • 4 medium
    celery chopped small
  • 1 bunch
    scallions chopped
  • 1 medium
    onion chopped
  • 4 small
    vegetable boullion cubes
  • 4 small
    chicken boullion cubes
  • 1 pkg
    bacon cut into thin pieces
  • 1 pinch
    salt (if needed)

How to Make Mom's German Potato Soup


  1. Place all chopped vegetables into large pot, add enough water to cover the vegetables. Bring to a boil, then add the bouillion cubes. lower the flame and cook over low heat for about 2-3 hours, then add the Bacon.....cook an additional hour.....also add more seasoning if needed.

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