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Garlic Potato Healing Soup Recipe

Garlic Potato Healing Soup Recipe

Here is a folk remedy for those days when you’re out of sorts and not feeling well. Comforting and packed with the healing power of garlic, this soup is good for what ails you!

Keep the recipe on hand to make whenever you or a loved one is feeling under the weather: Garlic Potato Healing Soup is a keeper.


1 teaspoon caraway seeds, crushed with a mortar and pestle
2 cups chopped potatoes
7 cups good-quality vegetable stock or water
1 teaspoon salt
4 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tablespoon butter
Croutons for garnish (optional)

1. Simmer potatoes and caraway seeds in stock or water for 20 minutes, or until potatoes are very soft.

2. Add crushed garlic and butter, stirring to combine thoroughly.

3. Serve hot with croutons on top, if desired.

Serves 2.

Read more: Food, All recipes, Soups & Salads

Adapted from The Findhorn Book of Vegetarian Recipes, by Kay Lynne Sherman (Findhorn Press, 2003). Copyright (c) 2003 by Kay Lynne Sherman. Reprinted by permission of Findhorn Press.
Adapted from The Findhorn Book of Vegetarian Recipes, by Kay Lynne Sherman (Findhorn Press, 2003).

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7:21AM PDT on May 5, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

12:45PM PDT on Apr 19, 2013 sounds great!! Will try it!! Thank you.

2:17AM PST on Feb 19, 2013

Thank you!

2:06AM PST on Feb 17, 2013


9:38AM PDT on May 24, 2012

Thanks for posting.

2:06AM PDT on May 22, 2012

Great recipe to go with the homade croutons.

1:11PM PDT on May 19, 2012


7:20AM PDT on May 17, 2012

Garlic always makes me feel better. Mmmmm.

6:50AM PDT on May 17, 2012

Love garlic and this soup sounds great. Thanks Annie.

3:03AM PDT on Apr 8, 2012

Thanks for the article.

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