Meaty Potato Soup by Fleishigs Magazine | @fleishigsmag

A delicious Meaty Potato Soup from Fleishigs Magazine Pesach Issue!

Serves: 12


2 pounds bone-in flanken

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1 teaspoon coarse black pepper

2 teaspoons olive oil, divided

2 cups deeply golden sautéed onions*

1 cup dry white wine

5 pounds potatoes, peeled and large-diced

12-14 cups chicken stock (use strained leftover chicken soup if you have)

Salt and pepper, to taste


Heat a large pot over high heat. Season flanken with salt and pepper. Add ½ teaspoon oil and the flanken to pot and brown about 2 minutes per side. Remove meat from pot and set aside. 

Add remaining oil and onions to pot. Cook for just 2 minutes, until onions are heated through (since they are already cooked)! Pour wine into onions and stir, scraping up any bits from the bottom of the pan. Cook for 2 minutes. 

Place flanken into a mesh soup bag (this will make it easier to remove before blending). Return meat to the pot and add potatoes and 12 cups chicken stock. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 1-1 ½ hours. 

Remove meat and blend soup using an immersion blender. If soup is too thick, add reserved chicken stock ½ a cup at a time, until it’s the consistency you like. 

Return meat to soup. Continue to cook soup on low heat, stirring often, until meat is tender. Once tender, remove meat, shred with a fork, and then return to the pot. 

Serve soup hot and enjoy!

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