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Potato Soup (Krompir Supa)

  • Author: Balkan Lunch Box
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 35
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Appetizer


Thick, hearty and easy to make potato soup. Don’t let the boring name fool you; along with a thick slice of bread, this one has the potential to be your lunch and dinner! 


  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 large carrot (diced)
  • 1 yellow onion (diced)
  • 1 garlic clove (minced)
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 to 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon white flour
  • 45 cups vegetable broth (or chicken broth)
  • 2 large potatoes (about 14 ounces, diced)
  • 3.5 ounces heavy cream
  • 1/2 to 1 tablespoon parsley


  1. In a medium pot heat oil and butter over medium heat. Add carrot, onion and garlic. Saute until caramelized.
  2. Add spices and flour. Stir for 1-2 minutes. Add broth and bring to a boil.
  3. Add potatoes and simmer for 25 minutes on medium to high. Add heavy cream and simmer 5-10 more minutes.
  4. Garnish with parsley. Serve and eat warm.


Consume soup the same day, and do not re-heat repeatedly. Potatoes should not be left overnight.


  • Calories: 321
  • Sugar: 4.3g
  • Sodium: 1586mg
  • Fat: 21g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Carbohydrates: 24.9g
  • Fiber: 4.3g
  • Protein: 9.3g
  • Cholesterol: 42mg

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