Thursday 18 September 2008

Recipe - Hotdog and Potato soup

This is a soup that you can chuck together very quickly. Given the recent weather here I thought it could be nice with a warming soup, so this is what I came up with.

It's quite a filling soup but serve it with some bread rolls if you're really hungry.

I had a thought after I cooked it and I think that it could work quite nicely if you added a bag (or just half of one) of the Taco Spice Mix you can buy in the supermarket. I used some Caribbean Jerk Seasoning to kick my version.

Ingredients (Serves about 4)
8-10 potatoes, ca 600 g, peeled and cut into chunks
1 yellow onion, diced
1 can crushed tomatoes
700 ml beef stock
1 pack of hotdogs (about 300g - 400g), cut into pieces
1 green pepper, diced
1 can Sweetcorn, ca 340 g, drained
Parsley, finely chopped.
(1/2-1 bag Taco spice mix)

Put the potatoes, onions, beef stock and tomatoes into a big pot and bring to the boil. Let this boil for about 10 minutes.

Add the hotdogs, pepper, sweetcorn, and the taco spice if you are using them. Bring it back to the boil and let it boil until the potatoes are soft, about 5 - 8 more minutes. Taste as you are cooking away and season to taste.

Serve with some parsley as a garnish.



  1. I've been known to throw hot dogs in my tomato soup for a quick lunch. I'll have to give your version a go. I bet the taco seasoning would really give it a lot of flavor. I love cheap eats!

  2. Michele,

    Cheap eats are always good, at least when they taste this good ;)

    // Mike


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