Potato Leek Soup Recipe

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Potato Leek Soup

Debra Schweikert

By
@Schweik

Feel free to adjust the seasonings to your taste!


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

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