Cream of Potato Soup
- 1 1/2 cups (360 ml) milk
- 1/3 cup (80 ml) water
- 2 (276 g) small russet potatoes, quartered
- 1/2 cup (55 g) chopped onion
- 1 (60 g) carrot, halved
- 1 (40 g) rib celery, halved
- 1 cup (100 g) cauliflower, cut in pieces
- 1 1/2-2 chicken or vegetable bouillon cubes
- 1/3 cup (80 ml) vegetable cooking water, see recipe
- Cook potatoes in microwave for 8 minutes.
- Place onion, carrot, celery and cauliflower in a 2-quart (1.9 l) saucepan and cover with water.
- Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook until tender.
- Set aside 1 heaping cup of cooked vegetables.
- Place remaining vegetables, bouillon, potatoes, and milk into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
- Select Variable 1.
- Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
- Blend for 3 minutes using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades. Reduce speed to Variable 2 and remove the lid plug.
- Add reserved vegetables and water through the lid plug opening.
- Blend an additional 5 seconds. Serve immediately.
This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.