Potato cream with mushroom and prosciutto

Here we go with an other soup recipe. This is perfect for a light winter dinner. You don’t need any special ingredients, you can buy all the vegetables at the Chinese grocery store and for the ham, I bought it at City Shop in Xujiahui (25 yuan for a 150 g package).

Ingredients (for 6 people): 原料(6人份量)

  • 600 g potatoes -600 克土豆
  • 250 g mushrooms –  250克蘑菇
  • 1 l vegetable broth –  1升蔬菜汤
  • 250 ml of milk –  250升牛奶
  • 140 g prosciutto cotto (cut into cubes) –  140 克火腿
  • salt and pepper –  食用盐和黑辣椒分
  • 1 clove garlic –  1 瓣蒜

Peel potatoes and cut them into cubes, then wash and cut mushrooms into slides. 首先把土豆去皮切快,然后把蘑菇切片


In a pot, heat up some oil with the garlic, till it gets golden brown. 在锅中放入橄榄油把蒜炒至金黄色。


Add potatoes and let cook for about 5 mins. 加入土豆用小火炒5分钟


Pour in vegetable broth and milk, Cover with a lid and let simmer for about 30 min. 倒入蔬菜汤和牛奶,将锅盖子盖上并,用小-中火煮约30分钟


Puree the potatoes. 把土豆捣成糊状


Add the mushrooms 锅里加入蘑菇,


the ham 火腿

a tsp of salt 盐

and some black pepper and let cook for other 20- 30 和黑辣椒分,煮约20-30分钟

Serve in soup bowls. Sprinkle on top some finely chopped percely. 乘碗里上菜即可。 把适量的香菜均匀撒在汤上。


Tasty! Creamy! Delightful!

One serving of soup provides:

  • Calories: 168  (from fat 37)
  • Fat: 4.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.8 g
  • Protein: 11.7 g

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