If you often find yourself throwing away potato peels, you might want to rethink that habit. These discarded bits can actually be turned into a delicious and nutritious soup. Below is a simple recipe that transforms potato peels into a culinary delight.
Peels from 4-5 large potatoes (washed and scrubbed)
1 medium onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
4 cups vegetable broth
1 cup milk (any kind)
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
Optional: herbs like thyme or parsley for garnish
Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
Add diced onion and garlic, sauté until translucent.
Add potato peels and stir.
Pour in vegetable broth, bring to a boil, then simmer for 20 minutes.
Puree the soup until smooth.
Return to pot, add milk, salt, and pepper. Warm through.
Optional: Garnish with herbs before serving.