Few soups are as thick, creamy, and delicious as this copycat Jason’s Deli Irish Soup. This amazing soup has simple, humble ingredients, but boy do they shine. Perfect as it is or jazz it up with cheese, bacon and green onions, this easy peasy soup is amazing for lunch, dinner or just because!

Copycat Jason's Deli Irish Soup on a bowl.

I love thick, creamy and hearty soups, and this copycat Jason’s Deli Irish Soup. Jason’s Deli is a popular deli chain in the South and they’re known for an amazing salad bar and lineup of fresh soups and hand-crafted sandwiches. This is one of their signature soups, and if you’ve ever tried it, you know just how good it is!

This is a super easy soup to make, and it’s made from humble ingredients. Ready in a jiffy, it’s great for lunch or dinner, or whenever you need a hug in a bowl.

Two bowls of a Copycat Jason's Deli Irish Soup with spoons on the table.

What You’ll Love About Copycat Jason’s Deli Irish Soup

  • It has a rich, creamy texture that feels like a cozy blanket on a chilly day.
  • It is made with humble, common and affordable ingredients.
  • The recipe’s simplicity allows you to recreate the magic of Jason’s Deli in your own kitchen.

Ingredients:

  • Butter
  • Onion – Chopped.
  • Carrot – Diced.
  • Celery ribs – Chopped.
  • Garlic – Minced.
  • Russet potatoes – Peeled and diced.
  • Chicken broth
  • Milk
  • Heavy whipping cream

How to make this authentic Irish Soup

  1. Melt the butter over medium heat in a large soup pot. Add the chopped onion, carrot, and celery. Sauté until the vegetables are softened and fragrant, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  2. Add the chicken broth and potatoes and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the vegetables are very soft.
  1. Transfer the soup to a blender and puree until smooth and creamy, or use an immersion blender to puree the soup..
  2. Stir in the milk and heavy whipping cream, allowing the soup to heat through without boiling. Season with salt and pepper to taste, adjusting the seasoning as needed.
  3. Ladle the Irish Potato Soup into bowls and garnish as desired. 

Step-By-Step Process

Heather’s Tried-and-True-Tips:

  • The best broth makes the best soup. For the most flavorful soup, use homemade broth or buy good-quality chicken broth.
  • You can make this a vegetarian Irish Potato Soup by using vegetable broth instead of chicken.
  • Don’t rush the simmering process; allowing the flavors to simmer together slowly will result in a more flavorful soup.
  • Garnish your soup with crispy bacon, cheddar cheese (Irish cheddar, of course) and green onions.

Make It A Meal

Pair your copycat Jason’s Deli Irish Potato Soup with a crusty loaf of bread for dipping or a side salad for a complete and satisfying meal. It’s perfect for a cozy dinner with loved ones or a solo night in with your favorite book.

Copycat Jason's Deli Irish Soup bowls on a table.

Storage

This soup can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. For longer storage, you can freeze individual portions in freezer-safe containers for up to 3 months. Simply thaw overnight in the refrigerator before reheating on the stovetop until heated through.

Copycat Jason's Deli Irish Soup in a bowl.

Copycat Jason’s Deli Irish Potato Soup

Heather S.
Thick, creamy, and delicious, this copycat Jason's Deli Irish Potato Soup is packed with flavor! Made from humble ingredients, there's nothing fancy about this delicious soup!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine American, European-inspired
Servings 6 servings
Calories 332 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 carrot diced
  • 2 celery ribs chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 pounds russet potatoes peeled and diced
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

Instructions
 

  • Melt the butter over medium heat in a large soup pot. Add the chopped onion, carrot, and celery. Sauté until the vegetables are softened and fragrant, about 5 minutes. Add the minced garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  • Add the chicken broth and potatoes and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the vegetables are very soft.
  • Transfer the soup to a blender and puree until smooth and creamy, or use an immersion blender to puree the soup.
  • Stir in the milk and heavy whipping cream, allowing the soup to heat through without boiling. Season with salt and pepper to taste, adjusting the seasoning as needed.
  • Ladle the Irish Potato Soup into bowls and garnish as desired.

Notes

Heather’s Tried and True Tips:

  • The best broth makes the best soup. For the most flavorful soup, use homemade broth or buy good-quality chicken broth.
  • You can make this a vegetarian Irish Potato Soup by using vegetable broth instead of chicken.
  • Don’t rush the simmering process; allowing the flavors to simmer together slowly will result in a more flavorful soup.
  • Garnish your soup with crispy bacon, cheddar cheese (Irish cheddar, of course) and green onions.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 332kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 7gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 509mgPotassium: 818mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 2474IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 112mgIron: 2mg
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