Leek & Potato Soup Recipe

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Leek & Potato Soup

Kathay Palmer

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@Kathay

I first had this soup in Fredericksburg, TX and bought the cookbook just for this one. YUMMMM


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

4-6
fresh leeks
6-8 medium
potatoes, peeled
2 box
chicken broth
2 c
half & half
salt and pepper
3-4 Tbsp
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut off root end of leeks. Cut into small pieces and wash well (they can be very dirty) - Use as much of the tender green as possible and all of the white.
2
Using a large soup pot, melt butter and add leeks. Saute until tender - cut potatoes into fairly large pieces
3
Add chicken broth, salt and pepper and cut potatoes - simmer until potatoes are "mashing" consistency
4
Using a potato masher, in the soup pot - literally smash the potatoes - leaving some small "chunks" You don't want mashed potatoes.
5
Add half and half - stir well --- season with more salt and pepper to taste.
6
This can be served like a baked potato with cheese, sour cream and chives on top if desired.

About this Recipe

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