Now, if that sounds like typical blogger hyperbole, touting the wonders of a product it could never live up to, well…. it’s not. Here’s why. You can now have a Steakhouse style potato soup in your home, and better yet, YOU don’t have to cook it.
Why? because it’s so easy, Your kids can do it for you! Yes, you read that correctly. This product is easy enough for those that burn water (which isn’t a thing by the way… a watched pot never boils empty).
I put my 10yo son to the test. I handed him the bag, took the extra step of pointing to the directions, and said, “Call me when dinner’s ready.” 12 minutes later, I was standing in front of a piping hot bowl of Premium Steakhouse® Potato Soup.
The wonders of food science……. Soon we’ll be shouting orders at the computer: “Potato Soup! HOT!” Well, until that comes to reality, here’s the next best thing. Now, I just have to keep the kids from fighting over WHO gets to cook dinner.
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Some Notes on Idahoan® Premium Steakhouse® Potato Soups:
- Idahoan® Premium Steakhouse® Potato Soups bring the steakhouse experience to your own home in minutes. Unlike other dry soups that take more than fifteen minutes to prepare by stove, with Idahoan® Premium Steakhouse® Potato Soups, you can conveniently just add water and prepare restaurant-quality soup in your kitchen within five minutes.
- Flavor Details: Idahoan® Premium Steakhouse® Potato Soups deliver the flavorful, slow-cooked taste of restaurant-quality potato soup straight to your table. Filled with real Idaho® red potatoes and red potato skins, this hearty soup delivers exceptional taste and texture in every spoonful. Idahoan® Premium Steakhouse® Potato Soups are available in four delicious flavor varieties: Creamy Potato, Loaded Potato, Cheddar Broccoli and Three Cheese Chipotle.
A recipe from Idahoan.com:
Meat and Potato Stew ShootersCook time:Total time:Serves: 12Ingredients
- 1 pouch of Idahoan Steakhouse® Creamy Potato Soup
- 12 hard rolls
- 1lb of steak or stew meat cut into small cubes
- 2 russet potatoes, washed, peeled, and diced into small cubes
- ½ medium sized yellow onion, finely diced.
- 2 cloves of garlic, finely diced
- 1-14oz can diced carrots, drained.
- 1 sprig of fresh parsley, rinsed.
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 tsp. pepper
- 2 Tbsp. canola oilInstructions
- Cut off tops of hard rolls and carefully remove soft inner bread to create a small bread bowl.
- Measure out ¾ of a cup of carrots and set aside.
- In a 2 qt pot, bring 5 cups of water to a boil. Add potato cubes and cook until soft (al dente). Drain, and set aside.
- Place a lightly oiled non stick skillet over medium heat. Once oil is to temperature, sweat onions, stirring occasionally. Once onions start to become translucent, add in garlic, and continue to stir for 1-2 more minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.
- Re-oil the skillet and bring to temperature over medium-high heat. Add in steak cubes. Lightly salt and pepper meat. Cook until medium-rare* to medium. Remove from pan and set aside.
- Cook soup pouch according to instructions. Once removed from heat, carefully pour soup into a large tureen or serving bowl. Add in potatoes, onion, garlic, meat, and carrots. Stir to fully incorporate.
- Ladle stew into mini bread bowls, top with a pinch of fresh parsley and serve.
If you’d like to get your own Steakhouse on, you can do so at most corner markets for less than $3.00. Here’s some linky links:
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