- Add acid.
- It might appear paradoxical, but diluting the soup with a little bit of acid will help mask some of the salty flavor by diverting your taste buds and neutralizing some of the sodium.
- You might also try a splash of apple cider vinegar or lemon juice.
- And because tomatoes have a high acid content, you should add even more of them if you’re making a meal that calls for crushed tomatoes.
What can I add to soup to make it less salty?
Your soup’s flavor will be mellowed as a result of the potato and other carbohydrates’ ability to soak up some of the salt. Noodles and rice are two other tasty alternatives to consider. You could even try include a whole potato, removing it before serving so that it has time to soak up some of the salty taste, and then adding it back in.
Does adding a potato to a salty soup remove the salt?
And despite the fact that some people swear by the practice of adding a potato to a salty soup and then removing the potato once it has absorbed part of the salt, others assert that the practice is ineffective. (I can’t say that I’ve ever given it a go.)
How do you fix too much salt in a tomato soup?
To reduce the overall saltiness of the meal, use a stock or broth that has not been salted. Be very careful not to use salty broth, as this may cause your meal to have an increased saltiness rather than mellow it down. To increase the amount of liquid in your meal, add some chopped tomato that has not been seasoned.
How do you fix Mexican soup that is too salty?
The flavor of a soup prepared in a Mexican-style that has an excessive amount of salt can be mellowed down by the addition of sour cream. If your soup already has a foundation made of cream, adding extra cream might cause it to taste too milky, so you should be careful about how much you add. Too Salty Add Potato for Correction No. 4.