Saxon Potato Soup – Saxon KartoffelnSuppe

Saxon Potato Soup


  • 2,5kg potatoes
  • 750g carrots and root celery (peeled)
  • 300g onions
  • 100g shalots
  • 3 or 4 pieces of garlic
  • 400g bacon
  • 350g Räucherling (cold-smoked pork fillet)
  • 100g Butaris
  • 1 bunch of Parsley
  • ½ bunch of Thyme
  • Majoram (crushed)
  • Salt and black Pepper



  1. Boil the potatoes in water until they are thoroughly cooked. Don’t forget to add some salt.
  2. Take out the potatoes and let them dry, but don’t keep them in water.
  3. Boil the vegetables together with the garlic and thyme in water until they turn soft. Take them out but this time, keep the water.
  4. Dissipate the potatoes and the vegetables.
  5. Add the vegetables to the potatoes and fill up with vegetable stock until the consistency becomes thick.
  6. Stir fry the bacon, pull it into chunks and add it to the soup. If you are vegetarian, you can skip this step.
  7. Add about half of the stirred bacon and shalot mix to the soup, but keep the rest for later. You will have to use it as topping.
  8. Add the crushed majoram and pepper. Taste the soup and if you want, add more salt.
  9. Boil the soup and stir a bit.
  10. Add the chopped parsley and enjoy it.

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