Potato Soup

Potato Soup Recipe

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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

How to Make Potato Soup

Step-by-Step

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

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About Potato Soup

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