Potato Soup: German Potato Soup

posted by Sparkie 03-28-103 6:09 PM

German Potato Soup

1 pound bacon -- cooked and diced
1 onion -- chopped
1 leek -- trimmed and chopped
2 carrots -- peeled and diced
1 cup chopped cabbage
1/4 cup chopped parsley
4 cups beef broth
1 pound potatoes -- washed and diced
1 bay leaf
2 teaspoons black pepper
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon caraway seed
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 cup sour cream

Combine onion, leek, carrots, cabbage, parsley, broth, and potatoes to Crock-Pot. Stir in seasonings. cover and cook on Low 8 to 10 hours or High 4 to 5 hours. Remove bay leaf.

Using a slotted spoon remove potatoes and mash. Combine potatoes with sour cream. Return to Crock-Pot and stir. Stir in bacon pieces. Serve.

Serves 6 to 8

For the 6-quart, use 6 cups of beef broth, 2 leeks, 3 carrots,dices, and 2 pounds of potatoes. Season as desired.

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