Loaded Baked Potato and Leek Soup

Brad Nichols

By
@bmnich

The flavor of Loaded Baked Potatoes in a soup! Great with garlic bread.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

8 c
vegetable stock
1 lb
bacon
12 medium
potatoes peeled and diced
2 bunch
leeks - chopped - whites only
6
green onions chopped
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper
1 Tbsp
salt or to taste
1 tsp
dill weed
1 tsp
dried chives
5 oz
shredded cheddar

Step-By-Step

1Fry Bacon in a large skillet. Remove from pan and retain. Crumble once cool.
2Add the Leeks and a few of the potatoes to the hot bacon fat and cook until tender - about 5-7 minutes
3Add Potatoes, Leeks,half of the crumbled bacon, and half of the chopped green onions to the stock and simmer for 40 minutes
4Blend smooth with hand blender or mix-master
5Add Pepper, Dill, Chives, and remaining crumbled bacon and simmer for 15 minutes.
6Add remaining chopped green onions, and salt as needed 5 mins before serving
7Serve in bowls and top with a sprinkle of shredded cheddar

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