Simple Potato Soup made from sauteed sliced potato and onions flavoured with peppercorns and thickened with sago. Serves 6. For extra flavour, substitute the water with the liquid in which meat or bacon has been boiled in.
- 1 tablespoonful sago.
- 675 g / 1.5 lbs. potatoes.
- 2 small teaspoonfuls salt.
- 280 ml / 1/2 pint milk.
- 1700 ml / 3 pints water, or for added flavour, the liquid in which meat or ham has been boiled
- 3 tablespoons butter.
- 2 or 3 onions.
- 1/2 teaspoon peppercorns.
- Slice potatoes and onions thinly.
- Fry gently in butter for 5 to 10 minutes, without browning them, shaking the stew pan occasionally to prevent sticking.
- Add the water, salt and peppercorns, and boil until vegetables are tender (about 30 minutes).
- Liquidise or rub through a wire sieve with a wooden spoon.
- Return soup to the pan, add milk and sago and boil 15 minutes. Serve.