aunt tess' potato leek soup

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By Theresa Kailany
from Ventura, CA

If you like potato soup, you will love this recipe.

serves 6
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For aunt tess' potato leek soup

  • 4 lg
    russet potatoes
  • 3
    leeks
  • 1 md
    white onion
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 5 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 tsp
    thyme, ground
  • 1/2 tsp
    celery seed
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    pepper
  • optional-bacon bits, chopped green onions,sour cream(for toppings).

How To Make aunt tess' potato leek soup

  • 1
    Start large pot boiling with the chicken broth and spices. I used Knorr chicken bullion.
  • 2
    Rinse leeks well, chop half bite sized. Dice onion. Peel Potatoes and chop bite size.
  • 3
    Add vegetables to soup pot and cook until potatoes are fork soft. (Gentle boil, about 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Turn of heat and let cool for 15 minutes or so. Add cream. Stir well.
  • 5
    Turn heat to low for 10 minutes. Use immersion blender to puree the soup.
  • 6
    If you like your soup more chunky, just puree half of it. Add toppings, if desired.

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