Mashed Potato Soup Recipe Video


Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexHealthy
DishMain Ingredient


 Carrot1 Medium
 Turnip1 Medium
 Radish1 Medium
 Potato4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Garlic clove2 Medium
 Onion3 Small
 Fresh spinach2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sweet potato1 Medium
 Vegetable stock4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Milk2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ginger1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Thyme2 Teaspoon
 Oregano1 Teaspoon
 Chili powder2 Teaspoon
 Paprika2 Teaspoon
 Apple cider vinegar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon (to taste)
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon (to taste)
 Cheddar cheese1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Olive oil4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 539 Calories from Fat 195

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g34.1%

Saturated Fat 10.8 g54.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 49.4 mg

Sodium 1319.5 mg55%

Total Carbohydrates 70 g23.4%

Dietary Fiber 12.7 g50.7%

Sugars 15.8 g

Protein 20 g40.6%

Vitamin A 242.1% Vitamin C 113%

Calcium 52.1% Iron 26.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat soup pot, and add oil.
2. Add veggies (all but garlic), salt and pepper.
3. Stir.
4. Cover (so veggies steam a bit) and cook over med heat about 10 minutes (or until veggies are mostly soft), stirring occasionally.
5. Add garlic and seasonings.
6. Cook 2-3 minutes.
7. Add wine or vinegar, scraping off any bits that are stuck to the bottom of the pan for2 minutes.
8. Add potatoes, milk and stock. Bring to a boil. Add spinach and herbs, cook 3 minutes.
9. Remove from heat.
10. Carefully puree using an immersion blender (or regular blender, working in batches, with the center part of the lid removed – hold a towel over the opening).
11. Stir in cheese and remaining vinegar.
12. Taste and add more seasoning if needed.

13. Serve with crostinis or crusty bread.

If you don’t have any leftover mashed potatoes, chop up 3-4 potatoes and add with the rest of the veggies!

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Editors Review

This "Mashed Potato Soup" is a great way to use up left over mashed potatoes. It features Carrot, Turnip, Radish, Mashed Potatoes (of course), Spinach, Sweet Potato, Cheddar Cheese, Parmesan Cheese, and Bari Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil.