Hungarian Homemade Potato Soup with Egg Drops

➡️ Are you searching for the best homemade potato soup recipes in 2023? On this site, you’ll discover how to make potato soup with egg drops from scratch in 11 steps at home in the Hungarian style. In most Central and Eastern European countries, the potato is a staple food since the large-scale cultivation of the potato began. Hungary is one of the countries where the potato is very popular and one of the favorite ways to cook it is in the form of soup.

➡️ Hungarians have several traditional potato soup recipes and on this page, I share an old-fashioned but very tasty recipe, namely potato soup with egg drops. So, my easy homemade potato soup recipe enables you to cook Hungarian potato soup with egg drops, sour cream, paprika, onion, and pickled chili peppers.

➡️ Cooking Hungarian egg drops and potato soup is very easy and quick. The cooking method is quite simple and you don’t need any sophisticated ingredient except paprika, which is a mandatory ingredient for this recipe. Watch the cooking video below and learn how to make potato soup with egg drops using grandma’s homemade potato soup recipe from scratch!

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How to Make Egg Drop and Potato Soup from Scratch

What ingredients do you need for the homemade potato soup recipe with egg drops?

Peeled Whole and Cubed Potatoes

1) 1 kg/35 of potatoes
2) a few fresh celery leaves
3) some salt to taste
4) 1 medium-sized onion (about 100 g/3.5 oz)
5) 2 tbsp of sunflower oil
6) 1-2 tbsp of sweet paprika
7) 2 eggs
8) sour cream for serving (optional)
9) pickled hot chili pepper for serving (optional)

How to make homemade potato soup from scratch?

Hungarian Homemade Potato Soup with Egg Drops

1) peel potatoes off, then dice them into small cubes and place them into a high pot
2) add a few fresh celery leaves to the pot, then fill the pot up with water so that it is over potato cubes with about 2 fingers
3) place the pot on the stovetop over medium temperature and wait for the potato soup to start boiling
4) in the meantime, season this homemade soup with salt to taste
5) while is boiling, peel an onion off and chop it finely
6) put the onion into a frying pan, pour over it some sunflower oil, then fry the onion over high temperature until it’s slightly golden, in the meantime season it with some salt to taste
7) add paprika and fry onions for about 15 seconds more while stirring ingredients vigorously
8) when the potato is soft, add fried onion to the pot, mix, and wait for the soup to boil for about 5 minutes more over low temperature
9) break eggs into a glass, add some salt, and mix them well by hand
10) pour eggs into the pot in small amounts while stirring continuously to form egg drops
11) boil the homemade potato soup for 1-2 minutes more to harden egg drops

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Final Notes for the Homemade Potato Soup Recipe with Egg Drops

➡️ No doubt, potato soup is one of the most popular soup recipes in the US, UK, Australia, Canada, and other countries. There are available, probably, hundreds of soup recipes with potatoes. Many of them include vegetables and meat. Other recipes, just like the one shared on this page, are simple and include just basic ingredients.

➡️ The egg is another ingredient that is often cooked along with potatoes. So, egg and potato soup is a natural combination. This is, probably, the reason why this soup type is so much appreciated in Hungary.

➡️ There are many egg and potato soup recipes that feature one or more boiled eggs in the broth. In addition, there are also available other soup types that feature egg drops. Most homemade potato soup recipes with egg drops are traditional recipes, just like this one. However, the recipe is quite simple but also very tasty, so this old-fashioned soup with egg drops is one of the most popular potato soup recipes in Hungary.

➡️ Many people like to cook soup with potatoes, especially during winter when the low temperatures make people craving after hot food to warm them up. Even if this soup with egg drops is pretty nourishing, it’s still a vegetarian soup, so you can serve some main dish, with or without meat, after eating it.

➡️ You can serve this homemade potato soup plain or you might add a tablespoon of sour cream on the plate and several pickled hot chili peppers, just like I do. In this way, the soup becomes more appetizing and for sure will raise your body temperature!

➡️ There are lots of tasty homemade potato soup recipes, but probably few can compare to the Hungarian egg drops and potato soup that I share on this page. Therefore, I recommend that you cook it as soon as possible because you will not be disappointed by its taste! Enjoy cooking homemade potato soup with egg drops from scratch! For additional info, read more on soup!

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