Fixing Soup That's Too Sweet

Sometimes your soup is good, but somehow it got too much sweetener. This guide is about fixing soup that is too sweet.

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Soup That's Too Sweet
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March 12, 2011 Flag
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I made homemade tomato soup as I can't have salt. It tastes really good, but is a bit too sweet. Vinegar sounded like only thing I could use, but pickle juice is full of sodium.

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It was a little thin so I put in a little mashed potato flakes. I used half and half to make it a bit creamier, but help! It's still too sweet. Thanks.

By Vivien from Fort Worth, TX

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March 14, 20110 found this helpful

You don't have to use pickle juice if you need vinegar. Just use vinegar. Plain cider vinegar.

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March 14, 20110 found this helpful

To cut the sweet taste I always use baking soda. Just a pinch though otherwise it will become bland. Works great if you're making spaghetti sauce also.

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March 14, 20110 found this helpful

Lemon and/or lime juice would probably do the trick, too.

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March 14, 20110 found this helpful

Be sure you're not using canned tomatoes with added sugar.

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September 25, 2009 Flag
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I made some beef soup and one of the ingredients I used was very sweet. I would like to know how can I take the sweetness out?

By nanakuligirl from Graham

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September 26, 20090 found this helpful

Add some white potatoes or instant potatoes to it, good luck.

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September 28, 20090 found this helpful

Too many onions or carrots will make it taste sweet.

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September 28, 20090 found this helpful

Put some canned tomatoes or tomatoe paste in and cook a little more.

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October 8, 20090 found this helpful

I like your answer better, thanks, that's what I had to do was to drain some of the liquid and add more.

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November 21, 2005 Flag
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If you make soup and it comes out too sweet, just add a little salt or a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar to it.

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