Alana's Cream of Potato Soup Recipe

➤ by Oma Gerhild Fulson

This cream of potato soup recipe, aka Kartoffelcremesuppe,  is SO delicious! Give it a try when you want something easy but special. Topped with cheese, it's wunderbar!

This one is granddaughter inspired ... thanks, Alana!

For the full list of ingredients & detailed instructions, see the recipe card at the end of this post. But before you scroll, there’s important & interesting stuff to know right below.

Try Oma's creamy potato soup recipe when looking for something quick and simple to whip up! Such a lecker recipe!

Now, this is not a traditional German soup, but rather a soup created by an Oma for her granddaughter, but with German-loved ingredients and methods. :) 

Cream of Potato Soup! Wunderbar :)


A bit of this and a bit of that ...

  • You can use water and bouillon cubes to make the chicken stock. Vegetarian? Use vegetable stock instead.
  • Sprinkle each bowl of soup with shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Replace 1 cup of milk with 1 cup of 5% cream for an extra creamy potato soup recipe.

Oma says,

I love that Alana inspired me to make this creamy soup. The first time she tried it, her comment was, "Oma, this is my new favorite!"

If you would like another easy potato soup, but this time traditional German potato soup that's chunky-ier, check out my homemade potato soup ... just like Oma made!

We, Germans, especially from the northern part of German, LOVE our potatoes. You'll find all sorts of easy potato recipes on this website.


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Germany and its Potatoes

Potatoes were brought to Germany in the 1700's but not widely accepted. In fact, it's said that Frederick the Great gave the farmers potatoes to plant.

They, in turn, threw these strange tubers to the dogs. The farmers then reasoned that because the dogs refused to touch them, they couldn't be good.

But, my, how things changed! Germany became one of the world's largest producers of potatoes. There are now so many varieties available in German stores. 

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Alana's Cream of Potato Soup Recipe

This cream of potato soup recipe, aka Kartoffelcremesuppe,  is SO delicious! Give it a try when you want something easy but special. Topped with cheese, it's wunderbar!

This one is granddaughter inspired ... thanks, Alana!

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

30 minutes

Total Time

45 minutes

Servings:

Makes 8 servings

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 stalks celery, finely diced
  • ½ onion, finely diced
  • 1 parsnip, peeled and cubed
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup flour, all-purpose
  • 4 cups milk (preferably whole milk)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • pepper and nutmeg

Instructions:

  1. Put the prepared vegetables into a large soup pot. 
  2. Add chicken stock and bring to boil.
  3. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for about 25 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Cool slightly.
  4. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup. You can use a blender, but be careful since the soup is hot.
  5.  To make the roux, in a smaller pot, melt butter. Stir in the flour and whisk until smooth. Slowly add the milk and continue stirring until the roux thickens. Add salt and stir.
  6. Pour the roux into the pureed potato soup. Stir and bring to simmer. Simmer for several minutes to thicken soup.
  7. Season with additional salt, pepper, and nutmeg if desired.

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Cream of Potato Soup Recipe made Just like Oma


This cream of potato soup recipe is SO delicious! Give it a try when you want something easy but special. Top with cheese is wunderbar! This one is granddaughter inspired ... thanks, Alana!


Ingredients: potatoes, parsnip, celery, onion, chicken stock, butter, flour, milk, seasonings,

For the full recipe, scroll up ...

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