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  • READY IN 55 mins

Easy Creamy Potato Ecstasy

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"A potato soup I made when I was eleven and still make today. Any ingredients may be omitted or you may add some of your own. It's up to you! Serves two and may be doubled."

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Original recipe makes 2 to 3 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins
  • READY IN

    55 mins

Directions

  1. Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan over high heat. Place the potatoes and celery in the water and boil for 10 minutes. Then add the cucumber, carrots, garlic, onion, mushrooms and bouillon.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and let simmer for 10 more minutes. Transfer mixture to a blender or food processor and puree for 40 seconds, or until smooth.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 12, 2005

This is really good, although somewhat strange in texture and appearance. I added extra water as I was pureeing because it was basically the consistency of mashed potatoes. Once you get past that and the greenish-brown color, it's very hearty and satisfying. Season to taste.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
May 28, 2011

This a good, basic recipe to help you get rid of those odds and ends of vegetables. It does lack in flavor so next time I would substitute 1/2 of the water for chicken broth. I did have to add salt. I also chose not to puree since I like my chunky veggies.

 

11 Ratings

Sep 08, 2008

This healthy soup was Great! You don't need all the vegies, just put in what you have(Didn't have mushrooms). You can also add cheese, sour cream, and bacon bits.

 
Apr 17, 2004

Good basic recipe, but it needs salt and pepper or it is way too bland. I also added some chicken broth in addition to the water to give it more flavor.

 
Jun 28, 2011

I have to admit, I thought this was a rather odd mixture with the cucumber, but actually have most everything I was trying to use up. I don't even like cucumbers, but had them on hand so decided to try this recipe, and it isn't that bad. Not my fav, so I prob wont use it again unless needed, but I will finish eating it. It's slightly tangy and deffinately a fun taste (a light taste but filling meal); it's different, healty, and it will get me to use and eat the cucumber!

 
Feb 03, 2011

For as simple and easy as it is, my husband and I thought this soup was quite tasty. And very healthy to boot! We added one more cup of water and an extra bouillon cube and the texture was perfect. Also added a dash of cayenne pepper. Overall it was very good - thanks for the recipe!

 
Jun 09, 2010

This recipe did not work for me at all. I had to add tons of seasoning and it still was not very good. Will not make again.

 
Jan 31, 2006

This was very easy and very, very good. I even left out the cucumber (I didn't have one). I also found that if you add a very little bit of sour cream to your bowl of soup it adds a wonderful creaminess to it.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 250 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 55.7 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 0.8 g
  • 1%
  • Fiber
  • 8.5 g
  • 34%
  • Protein
  • 7.8 g
  • 16%
  • Sodium
  • 1227 mg
  • 49%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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