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Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Spicy Potato Soup

(Acili Patates Corbasi)

Spicy Potato Soup
2 medium size potatoes, peeled, cut in small cubes
1 medium size onion, sliced
1 tbsp butter
1 1/2 tbsp all purpose flour
1 tbsp red pepper paste, sweet
1 tsp red pepper paste, hot
2 tbsp canned crushed tomatoes
2 1/2 cups chicken stock, hot
Salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 tbsp lemon juice

Garnish:

2 tbsp parsley, chopped

Saute the onion with butter for 2-3 minutes at medium heat in a medium size pot. Add in the potatoes, continue to saute for 4-5 more minutes. Add in the flour, stir one more minute. Now add in the chicken broth, red pepper pastes, crushed tomatoes, salt and pepper. Cook until the potatoes are tender at medium-low heat. Season with the parsley, lemon juice and lemon zest. Serve while still warm.

2 servings.

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5 Comments:

At 5:38 PM, OpenID foreignperspective said...

This looks great, but it must be pretty spicy. I did a beef stew today that I blogged about http://foreignperspective.wordpress.com/ it turned out great. Perfect time for soup in Turkey!

 
At 3:14 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

what a perfect soup idea,worth giving a try

 
At 7:35 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I wanted to make this soup today however I couldnt adjust a nice taste, it was too salty later too bland so my imagination went on and.. I added pepper cut in cubes( I cant get a pepper paste), garlic, curry spice and cloves it turned out Indiansome but Im happy with my result:)

 
At 7:39 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's again me, I forgot to ask an important question, does turkce cuisine use curry spice at all?or is it entirely omitted?

 
At 2:52 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Hi,
The key ingredient is the red pepper paste in this soup. Without it the soup should be very bland:)
But you created the new taste for the soup...good for you:)
Curry is not our favorite spice but we use it:)

 

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