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Apr 26, 2011

Klapsakkaa--- Buttered Potato Soup


Velvetty, creamy potato deliciousness! This soup was one of the Scandinavian dishes we prepared on Sunday in celebration of our Swedish friend Matt's birthday.   Looking at the ingredients I didn't expect to like this soup as much as I did, but it had a depth that my potato soup recipe seems to lack and was so easy to make.  Whats not to love? PLUS I know I cant be the only one who hates left over mashed potatoes.

Buttered Potato Soup
modified from Scandinavian Cooking by Beatrice Okakangas
2 cups mashed potatoes
4 cups Milk
2 cups half and half
salt and pepper to taste
dash of ground allspice
 In a medium saucepan beat potatoes and milk with a whisk till smooth. Stir in half and half and let come to  barely a boil.  Add salt and pepper to taste and sprinkle with a dash of allspice.  Garnish each serving with parsley and 1/2 teaspoon of butter.

We added a little bacon and some cheese to the leftovers and it was even better if that is possible!

5 comments:

Comfy Cook said...

I have never made potato soup with mashed potatoes. It sounds scrumptious. Would you like to link this Let's Do Brunch. It is a perfect recipe for a brunch.

Comfy Cook said...

Sorry, I signed that comment out at my other blog but it came up as Comfy Cook.

Try sweetsav.blogspot.com

K@nn(())raan*കണ്ണൂരാന്‍.! said...

i try dis today. congrats mam

Mary said...

Isn't this a nice recipe? Your photo is terrific. We were,indeed, at the King Winery. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

Kristen said...

That dash of allspice is a nice addition. It's like putting cayenne in cookies, I bet it gave it a wonderful undertone that had people guessing. I love soups of all sorts, but especially easy ones like this.