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potato & leek soup

Recipe by
Betty Claus
Lindsay, ON

i serve this soup at place of work ,138 residents , they love it

yield 100 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For potato & leek soup

  • 1/4 c
  • 3
    leeks (white and pale green parts only), sliced
  • 20
    peeled potatoes and cubed
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 l
  • 2 c
  • 2 c
    melted butter
  • 20 l
  • 2 c
    chicken soup base
  • 1 bunch
  • 3
  • 1 lg
    sp. onion

How To Make potato & leek soup

  • 1
    Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Cook and stir onion, leeks, garlic, salt, and pepper ,celery and carrots in the hot butter until veggies are tender , about 15 minutes.
  • 2
    add water and soup base.pour over leeks . Add potatoes to the broth mixture and bring to a boil; season with onion powder and garlic powder. Reduce heat, , and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Remove pot from heat and blend soup using a hand blender until smooth; season with salt and pepper. set in fridge , next day bring to simmer and add roux(flour and butter)to thicken soup,add cream, if to thick just add some milk to thin out