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Bramborová Polévka – Potato Soup

Bramborová Polévka – Potato Soup


  • 1 parsnip
  • mushrooms, 1-2 cups
  • 4-6 potatoes, cubed, raw
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 6-8 cups water
  • 1 tbsp celery root spice
  • 1/4 cup dried mushrooms, chopped
  • chopped bacon, about 1/2 cup
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1.4 cup marjoram
  • salt and pepper to tast
  • 1 bunch chives, chopped


  1. Slice the parsnip into small ½ inch pieces, on an angle, and then chop mushrooms and potatoes into small cubes as well.
  2. Grate 6 garlic cloves, and then put it all into a pot with about 6-8 cups of water (the pot was half full) and add in chopped bacon.
  3. Add 1tbsp of celery root spice and ¼ cup of dried mushrooms, chopped.
  4. After about 45 minutes, add a roux of sunflower oil and flour whisked in (about 1/2 cup each),
  5. Season the soup further with marjoram – about ¼ cup, and salt and pepper.
  6. Add another cup or so of water to the soup.
  7. Cook the soup in total for about 1.5 hrs.

Before serving, add chopped chives into the soup pot.

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