Summertime Potato Soup
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!
2 lbgolden or russet potatoes, peeled and sliced
2 cchicken stock
1 bunchleeks, trimmed, washed, sliced plus some of the green
2 cwhole milk
12 ozcan evaporated milk,like pet or or store brand
1/4 tspcayenne pepper, optional
2 cloveminced garlic
8 ozjar basil pesto( 1 tablespoon for garnish on each serving)
1/2 cslivered almonds, a few for garnish on each serving
How to Make Summertime Potato Soup
- 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.
- 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.