Yes. Down with root vegetables! It’s that time of year when going to the farmer’s market is starting to depress me.
Oh last of the winter veg boxes, you have forsaken me. Your 90 pounds of potatoes and onions are just really too much. (Although the dried beans and locally-sourced, organic tomato puree were a nice change.) But the root vegetables are just getting me down. I can’t believe I’m going to say this, but there are only so many fries and fried parsnips that one person can take.
When all else fails, I go to the soup aisle of my cooking brain. After a bit of digging, I found this recipe from about.com that uses as many potatoes and onions as possible. The bonus? It’s Irish-style. And, aren’t we all just a bit Irish-style this weekend?
Potato Onion Soup, Irish-Style
- 4 T butter
- 2 medium yellow onions, peeled and sliced (I think I used four, but they were on the small-medium side.)
- 2 lbs potatoes, peeled and sliced
- 3 C…
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