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Potato soup with wild garlic

Potato soup with wild garlic is a popular soup that is often prepared when the wild garlic starts to grow. The soup is usually made from finely chopped potatoes, onions, garlic and a broth base. Bear’s garlic adds a characteristic aroma and taste to the soup.

The soup is usually served with sour cream or toasted bread. In addition, wild garlic is often used as a decoration on top of the soup, which gives the dish an aesthetic appearance. Soup with wild garlic is popular not only in Slovak cuisine, but also in the kitchens of other countries where wild garlic grows.

Recipe Potato soup with wild garlic


  • 100 g of wild garlic
  • 450 g of potatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 1 liter of chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 75 ml of whipping cream
  • salt
  • ground black pepper


  1. Wash the garlic leaves thoroughly and chop finely.
  2. Heat the butter in a saucepan and add the finely chopped onion. Fry until translucent for about 2-3 minutes. Then add diced potatoes and chopped wild garlic. Sauté for about 1 minute. Pour in the broth, cover, bring to a boil and cook over low heat until the potatoes are soft (about 15-20 minutes).
  3. When the potatoes are soft, mix the soup, add cream and finally season with salt and pepper.
  4. Turn off and serve sprinkled with chopped wild garlic leaves.

Potato soup with wild garlic questions and answers

How long does potato soup with wild garlic last in the refrigerator?

The soup will last in the refrigerator for about 2-3 days if it is properly stored in a closed container. It is recommended to consume it fresh.

Is potato soup with wild garlic healthy?

Yes, garlic potato soup can be healthy because it contains healthy ingredients such as potatoes, vegetables, and herbs. Bear garlic also has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.

Can potato soup with wild garlic be frozen?

Yes, potato soup with wild garlic can be frozen. It is recommended to freeze it in portions so that it can be easily reheated. A little water or broth should be added when reheating, as the soup may become too thick after freezing and thawing.

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