De Ma Cuisine



December 2011



Mashed Potato Soup

Written by , Posted in Cheese, Dinner, Main Dishes, Potatoes, Soups, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Mashed Potato Soup

Author: Rachel Oberg – De Ma Cuisine
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Serves: 4-6
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1/2 turnip, chopped
  • 1 radish (about 1/4 C), chopped
  • 4 C mashed potatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic, , chopped
  • 3 tiny onions, or 1 med, chopped
  • 1-2 C spinach, chopped
  • 1 sweet potato, chopped
  • 2-4 C stock
  • 2 C milk
  • 1/4 t nutmeg
  • 1/4 t ginger
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 1 sprig oregano
  • 2 t chili powder
  • 2 t smoked paprika
  • 1/2 C apple cider vinegar, divided (or 1/4 wine, 1/4 C vinegar)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 C cheese (cheddar and parmesan)
  • 4 T olive oil
  1. Heat soup pot, and add oil. Add veggies (all but garlic), salt and pepper. Stir. Cover (so veggies steam a bit) and cook over med heat about 10 minutes (or until veggies are mostly soft), stirring occasionally.
  2. Add garlic and seasonings. Cook 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add wine or vinegar, scraping off any bits that are stuck to the bottom of the pan. 2 minutes.
  4. Add potatoes, milk and stock. Bring to a boil. Add spinach and herbs, cook 3 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat. Carefully puree using an immersion blender (or regular blender, working in batches, with the center part of the lid removed – hold a towel over the opening).
  6. Stir in cheese and remaining vinegar. Taste and add more seasoning if needed.
  7. Serve with crostini or a crusty bread.

If you don’t have any leftover mashed potatoes, chop up 3-4 potatoes and add with the rest of the veggies!

Of course this would be great with bacon on top too! 🙂

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