Kartoffelsuppe (Potato Soup)
Source: Sierra Home Recipe Library

2 Potatoes, medium 2 Tbs Butter
1 Bay Leaf, small 2 Tbs Vegetable Oil
1 Onion, medium size 2 cups Milk
tsp Salt chopped Parsley for garnish
4 Celery stalks and leaves


Peel and thinly slice potatoes, onion and celery. Saute for 3 to 5 minutes in hot vegetable oil. In a large pot, add all of the vegetables and cover with with just enough boiling water to cover. Place bay leaf and salt in pot and boil vegetables until tender.

Drain vegetables and reserve liquid. Mash vegetables into vegetable stock; add butter. Thin soup with milk as desired; heat until warm. (DO NOT boil).

Ladle into soup bowls and sprinkle with chopped parsley.


Yield: 4 servings