Summertime Potato Soup

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

Recipe I posted in Better Recipes (the old mixing bowl site).
Had this recipe for quite some time and it was among those I saved in a shoe box..for quite a while.
I think you will love this creamy soup cold or if you wish hot.
Enjoy it the way you like!


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Serves:

6 to 12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

SOUP

2 lb
golden or russet potatoes, peeled and sliced
2 c
chicken stock
1 bunch
leeks, trimmed, washed, sliced plus some of the green
2 c
whole milk
12 oz
can evaporated milk,like pet or or store brand
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper, optional
1/2 tsp
salt
2 clove
minced garlic

GARNISH

8 oz
jar basil pesto( 1 tablespoon for garnish on each serving)
1/2 c
slivered almonds, a few for garnish on each serving

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Simmer potato and leek slices in the chicken stock until tender; puree until nice and smooth.
Add the remaining ingredients pulse together until blended.
Chill until ready to serve.
2
Garnish each serving with a dollop of the basil pesto and a few almond slivers. Or maybe you will like it with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of bacon bits and chives or dill.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American