Potato Soup Recipe

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Potato Soup

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Ingredients

2
medium leeks, white part only
2 Tbsp
flavorless cooking oil
3 c
chicken stock
3 c
water
2 lb
potatoes, peeled and diced
2 tsp
nutmeg
1 tsp
salt
4 tsp
white pepper
sour cream
chives, fresh/chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Remove the root end of the leeks, trim the dark green tops and reserve for another use.
2
Slice the light part into 1/2-inch rounds, wash well and set aside on a plate.
3
Heat the oil in a pot, over medium heat, and add the leeks.
4
Cook, stirring for 5 minutes.
5
Add stock, water, potatoes, nutmeg, salt and pepper.
6
Raise heat to high, cover and bring to a boil.
7
Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
8
Remove from heat and puree the soup in batches.
9
Place pureed soup in a pot and reheat, covered, over low heat.
10
To serve, place a generous dollop of sour cream in the bottom of each soup bowl and sprinkle with chopped chives.
11
Transfer piping hot soup to a tureen or pitcher and pour into bowls at the table.
12
Refrigerate soup for up to 3 days or freeze the soup in 3-cup batches.

About this Recipe

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