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Saturday, December 19, 2009

Potato Soup

(Patates Çorbası)

<br />Potato Soup
2 medium sized potato, peeled, cut in small cubes
1 small onion, chopped
1 small carrot, peeled, cut in small cubes
2 tbsp butter
1 1/2 tbsp all purpose flour
1 cubanelle pepper, cut in small cubes
1 Bay leaf
2 1/2 cup chicken stock
Salt
1/2 tsp pepper
2 tbsp parsley, chopped
1-2 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp lemon zest

Saute the onion and carrot with butter for 2-3 minutes on medium heat in a medium sized pot. Add the potatoes and continue to saute for about 4-5 more minutes. Add the flour and stir one more minute. Now add the chicken broth, cubanelle pepper, salt and pepper. Cook until the carrot in tender on low-medium heat. Add the parsley, lemon juice and lemon zest. Discard the Bay leaf. Immediately pour into individual bowls and serve.

2 servings.

7 Comments:

At 4:53 AM, Blogger Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

A lovely soup!

Cheers,

Rosa

 
At 11:54 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I made this for part of my Christmas Eve dinner and every one loved it! I made a double batch and there was none left!!!

 
At 11:12 PM, Blogger Jason Chiu said...

Super tasty for a California winter - I've made it three times since you posted it. As the previous comment mentioned, the soup has its way of disappearing.

 
At 11:17 PM, Blogger Zoe said...

I made it last night...Everyone love it!

Thanks

 
At 12:25 PM, Anonymous Sidse Ünal said...

Dear Binur

Elinize saglik. I usually make mercimek corbasi (although in a different version of your recipe), but went out on a lim today and made a half portion of mercimek corbasi and the potato soup. My husband absolutely loved the potato soup... so maybe he found a new favorite :-)

Iyi aksamlar

Sidse Ünal

 
At 11:10 AM, Blogger Binnur said...

Dear Sidse,
Tesekkur ederim:) It is so nice to hear from you:) I hope your beautiful baby-daughter loved the soup, too and believe she has started eating some puree:)
Iyi gunler diliyorum

 
At 11:29 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is really a delicious and nutritious soup. I also added some peas and corn. Great on winter nights.

 

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