Recipe ~ Vegan Potato Chowder (wow!)

1 Large onion small dice
2 T olive oil
2 medium red potatoes peeled small dice
3 cloves garlic minced
4 cups veggie stock or water
3 small red potatoes diced with skin on
1/2 cup nutritional yeast
1 1/2 tsp thyme
1 tsp sage
1 tsp marjoram
salt & pepper to taste (about 2-3 tsp salt)
1 large shallot small diced (1/4 cup)
6-7 shiitake mushrooms diced
2 tsp liquid aminos
2 tsp liquid smoke
Fresh chives chopped
In big pot add olive oil and saute onion.
Then add potatoes saute for 5 min.
Add minced garlic. Stir
Add veggie stock or water. Bring to boil, cover and simmer 20 min
Blend to smooth consistency with immersion blender. Heat off
Add 3 diced potatoes to soup on light simmer to medium heat
Add nutritional yeast, thyme, sage, marjoram, salt and pepper
Cover and turn heat to medium high.
In separate pan saute shallots with olive oil (1-2 Tbs)
Add shiitake and saute.
Add aminos and liquid smoke and stir
Deglaze pan with 1/2 cup of the soup to get flavors from pan
Add everything to the pot of soup and stir in
Stir in 1/4 cup fresh chopped chives
Serves 6-8