Potato and Garlic Soup with Herbs
A wonderful potato soup recipe.
2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
4 cups water
4 teaspoons vegetable base or bouillon granules
6 large garlic cloves, peeled
1 bay leaf
1/4 cup minced chives or green onions
2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
- Cook potatoes in salted water; drain and set aside.
- Heat olive oil in soup pot. Sauté onion until softened. Add garlic and sauté lightly. Add water and vegetable base or bouillon granules. Add bay leaf, chives and thyme. Bring to a boil.
- Add cooked potatoes and bring to serving heat.
Makes 4 servings.