Vacuum Insulated Food Jars Recipes

Rich and Creamy Irish Potato Soup

This famous Irish soup is easily made with vegetable broth, potatoes, leek and a few seasonings. There is nothing as comforting as a hearty vegetable soup on a chilly night!


<For 12 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jars> 

Ingredients (serves 1): 
  • 2 tsp. butter
  • 1 cup leeks (white and pale green parts only), halved lengthwise, thinly sliced 
  • 4 oz. russet potatoes, peeled, diced 
  • 1-1/2 cups vegetable broth 
  • 1/4 tsp. salt 
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper  
Garnish: 
  • 1/2 tsp. chopped dried chives
<For 17 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jars> 
Ingredients (serves 1):
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 1-1/2 cup leeks (white and pale green parts only), halved lengthwise, thinly sliced 
  • 6 oz. russet potatoes, peeled, diced 
  • 2 cups vegetable broth 
  • 1/3 tsp. salt 
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper  
Garnish: 
  • 1/2 tsp. chopped dried chives 
*This recipe was developed for 12 oz. and 17 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Food Jars. Adjustments may be required for making this recipe in other Food Jar sizes.  
1

Preheat the Zojirushi food jar by pouring boiling water (not included in the ingredients list). Close the lid and allow to preheat.
2

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add leeks and sauté until leeks are translucent, about 5 minutes.
3

Add potatoes and broth to the saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cook until potatoes begin to soften, about 15 minutes.
4

Puree soup with a hand blender or a tabletop blender until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Bring soup to simmer. 
5

Discard hot water from the food jar. Fill with prepared soup from step 4 up until 1 cm below the ridge and close lid.  
6

Consume the soup within 6 hours. Garnish with dried chives before you eat. 
7
Enjoy!

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