German Potato Soup

German Potato Soup starting getting a lot more notice after the P90X German Potato Soup comment. Maren probably never expected her comment to throw her into the spotlight, but now, P90X users all around the world want to know what German Potato Soup is. So, let’s take a look!

There is actually a bit of variety when it comes to recipes, so nobody really knows which is the actual P90X German Potato Soup that Maren commented on, except for her.  Here are some recipes that I have found.  Hopefully one of them works for you.

The first few recipes are complements of

German Potato Soup Recipe #1
4 slices bacon, fried crisp & crumbled
1 med. onion, diced
2 tbsp. flour
1/4 c. sugar
1/4 c. white vinegar
1/4 c. water
4-6 potatoes, boiled & sliced
2 tbsp. pimiento
Salt & pepper to taste
Saute onion in bacon dripping. Stir together flour, sugar, vinegar, water, salt and pepper. blend into pan with sauteed onions. Stir constantly to make a smooth sauce. Add potatoes (drained, pimiento and bacon. Serves 6 portions.
German Potato Soup Recipe #2
6 c. potatoes, diced
1 c. celery, diced
1 c. carrots, diced
1 c. onions, diced
8 c. water
5 chicken bouillon cubes
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 can cream of celery soup
1 lb. Velveeta cheese, cubed

Cook potatoes, celery, carrots, onions, water and bouillon cubes in large pot until tender about 45 minutes.Then add 1 can cream of chicken soup, 1 can cream of celery soup and one pound Velveeta cheese, cubed. Cook on low heat about 30 minutes

The following recipe is brought to you by  Is this one the P90X German Potato Soup? This recipe serves 6-8


  1. Boil the ham bone and the bay leaves in approximately 3 quarts of water for one hour.
  2. If your broth boils down too much you may need to add extra water.
  3. Remove and cut the meat into chunks after your rich broth is made.
  4. Add ham, onion, celery, potatoes, carrots, salt, pepper, cabbage and parsley to the broth.

We may not know which is the actual P90X German Potato Soup, but hopefully one of these recipes works for you.  If you have tried P90X, maybe it is time to check out P90X2!


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