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Potato Soup

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Potatoes are found throughout the world and are a staple in many diets. They are healthy and inexpensive, and they can be prepared in countless ways. Of all the potato recipes out there, potato soup may be the most convenient and versatile potato dish to make. It can be eaten any time of year. You’ll find it warm and comforting in the cold winter months, and tasty and refreshing during the summer.

Soup recipes are usually cream-based or broth-based, and most of them can be tailored to suit your individual tastes. Their consistency can vary, depending on whether you use a baked potato or mashed. You can add meat or fish, or keep it vegetarian. Cheese is another popular ingredient, and several potato soup recipes include pasta.

Nutritionally speaking, potatoes are a great source of fiber, potassium, iron, and Vitamin C. Add some other healthy ingredients to your soup and you have a balanced, filling meal. But be careful with the heavy cream-based soups. The calories and fat grams can add up quickly, so a little bit of soup goes a long way.

If you want a light or low fat soup option, try a potato leek soup. For a sweet or savory dish, a sweet potato soup recipe is a tasty choice.

Traditional potato soup has many regional variations in the U.S., making it a popular dish nearly everywhere. You could also give your soup an international flair, following traditional German or Swedish recipes, or you can spice it up with Mexican flavors.

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