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Russian Potato Soup

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“Mom used to make this when I was living at home. Kind of reminds me of mashed potatoes and gravy. She told me it was called "Zhapashka" but I can't verify. Maybe someone else can help.”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. In a 6 quart pot add potatoes and celery plus enough water to cover plus add enough to fill 1/2 of the space to the top of the pot.
  2. Bring to a boil and simmer until potatoes are soft.
  3. In the meantime in a skillet brown the onion in oil until they are medium brown in color.
  4. Add the flour to the browned onions and stir for about 1 minute.
  5. Add the bullion cubes.
  6. Add enough potato water from the pot to cover the mixture, stir well.
  7. Pour the onion mixture back into the pot.
  8. Add water to within 1 inch of the top of the pot.
  9. Add black pepper plus extra to taste.
  10. Bring to a boil.
  11. Simmer for 30 minutes.

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