Potato Leek Soup Recipe

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Potato Leek Soup

Debra Schweikert

By
@Schweik

Feel free to adjust the seasonings to your taste!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

5 Tbsp
butter or margarine
2-3
leeks, washed and white parts chopped
2-3
carrots, sliced in rounds
6 c
chicken broth
2 tsp
dried dill weed
2 tsp
salt (or to taste)
black pepper, freshly ground
1
bay leaf
6
potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 lb
fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 c
half and half
1/4 c
flour

Step-By-Step

1Melt 3 Tablespoons butter in a large soup pot and cook leeks and carrots until soft but not brown.
2Add broth, dill, salt, pepper, bay leaf and potatoes.
3Simmer 20 minutes
4Meanwhile, saute mushrooms in remaining butter and add to soup after the 20 minutes are up.
5Mix half-and-half with flour and add to soup.
6Cook, stirring, until soup thickens.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Hashtags: #potato, #leeks