Want to know what your friends who have been here are saying? JOIN NOW !

Top Recipes

  1. Lemon Parsley Chicken Breasts Recipe type: Entree   Lemon Parsley Chicken Breasts is a juicy chicken recipe with garlic and white...
  2. Pasta de Ají Panca | Ají Panca Paste Recipe type: Sauce   Pasta de Ají Panca | Ají Panca Paste is...
  3. Oliebollen met Appels | Doughnuts with Apples Recipe type: Dessert   Oliebollen met Appels | Doughnuts with Apples is a Dutch...

Bavarian Herb Soup

Posted by
| Leave a comment

Bavarian Herb Soup
Serves: 4
Bavarian Herb Soup (Krautsuppe) - Bitter herbs are traditionally eaten at Easter in Christian countries as a sign of penitence. This Bavarian soup is served on Easter Thursday, known as Maundy Thursday. Fresh chervil, easily available in any German market, is usually the dominating flavor. This is a delicate fresh-tasting soup for any time of the year.
  • 1 lb herbs (chervil, watercress, spinach, sorrel, dandelion and pimpernel)
  • 4 T butter
  • 1 lg onion,chopped
  • 1 qt water (or vegetable stock)
  • 1 lg potato,peeled and chopped into small cubes
  1. You will need a large saucepan.
  2. Pick over and wash the herbs, stripping the leaves from those stalks which are too woody. Chop the rest.
  3. Melt the butter in a deep pan and fry the onion gently until get transparent.
  4. Add the herbs and sweat them for a moment before you pour in the water or broth.
  5. Add the potato to the soup.
  6. Bring thesoup to a boil, and then turn down the heat.
  7. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  8. Mash the potato in the soup to thicken it a little.
  9. Taste, and add salt and freshly milled pepper.
  10. Serve with bread croutons fried in butter or bacon fat (goose fat is even better).
  11. They should be so hot that they sizzle when they are added to the hot soup at the table.


Add a comment

Rate this recipe:  

Not a Member Yet?

Join Taste the World Club and share
your culinary experiences!

It’s easy, quick, and free!


or directly

[php snippet=2]

Why become a member?

Recipes and Foods offers quality information and help you to find the best deals on food and restaurants.

In Taste the World Club our members share their culinary experiences on forums and they can help you with practical cooking advice.

Join our community now and begin making new friends as passionate about food and cooking as you are!

About Recipes and Foods

Recipes and Foods is a culinary community that brings together people passionate about international food and new culinary experiences.

Try the international cuisine,Taste the World !

Copyright © 2013 – [php snippet=1]

RecipesAndFoods.com - International Culinary Community