Leek & Potato Soup Recipe

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Leek & Potato Soup

Jane Sutton

By
@Celticcook1

I make this soup quite often as my family love it.It goes well with plain Irish soda bread and being Irish whats not to like about potatoes lol!!


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

4 Tbsp
butter
2 lb
potatoes (yukon)
1 lb
leeks (white & pale green only)washed & cleaned good
1
onion (chopped)
2
celery sticks( chopped)
5 c
chicken stock
21/2 c
whole milk
1
bay leaf
2 Tbsp
minced parsley
salt & white pepper to taste
1/2 c
half &half
1/4 c
chopped chives (to sprinkle on top)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large saucepan melt butter over medium heat.Add vegetables cover pot and let cook 5-7mins.stirring often.Add chicken stock and 1/2cup milk bay leaf,parsley,salt and pepper.Turn down heat to low cover and let simmer till vegetables are tender about 25-30mins. Remove the bay leaf and let soup cool for 10-15mins.In a blender add soup in batches and puree till smooth.Return to pot and reheat over medium heat,Stir in remaining 2cups milk reheat till nice and hot.Serve in warm soup bowls and swirl in a tablespoon of half & half sprinkle with chopped chives. Enjoy! :)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy