Regional specialties from Saxony⛄ Winter recipes

Zittau Abern soup

Abernsuppe is a potato soup.

Abernsuppe is a potato soup. In the south of Upper Lusatia, to which the city of Zittau also belongs, potatoes are known as Abern or Apern. Derived from the word Ardäpfel (potatoes).


The soup is a simple meal. But it is important to puree the ingredients without any bits left.

Potato soup with cubes of toasted bacon and leek in a plate

Recipe Zittau Abern Soup

A simple, strong and pureed potato soup.
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Course: soup
Cuisine: Saxony
Keyword: savoury
Difficulty: Beginner
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients & Shopping list

  • 500 g potatoes (butters)
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 leek
  • 150 g streaky bacon
  • 1 l clear meat broth
  • 20 g butter
  • salt,pepper
  • 1 tbsp caraway seeds
  • parsley


  • Clean the vegetables and peel the potatoes. Chop the vegetables and cut the potatoes in half. 
  • Sweat everything briefly in a saucepan and fill up with the broth. Add salt, pepper and caraway seeds. Bring to the boil and then simmer gently for 20 minutes.
  • In the meantime, dice the bacon and leave it in the butter in a pan.
  • Puree the soup, add the bacon cubes and season again. 

Tips & Hints

Serve the soup hot in plates or bowls and sprinkle freshly chopped parsley on top.

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