How to Remove Bitter Taste From Soup

By Aline Lindemann

A big pot of soup simmering on the stove is a classic winter dish. If a taste of your creation leaves a bitter taste in your mouth, don't fret. There's a reason for it and way to fix it.

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Soup simmering on a stove
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Brown sugar on a wooden spoon

Step 1

Add 1 tsp. of either brown or white sugar or honey to the pot. These reduce the bitterness of coffee and do the same for soups made bitter by their ingredients, especially green vegetables or tomatoes.

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Small pot of honey

Step 2

Stir the soup and allow it to simmer for five more minutes. Taste it again.

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Sugar cubes on a wooden spoon

Step 3

If the soup is still not to your liking, continue adding 1 tsp. at a time and waiting five minutes before tasting.