Summertime Potato Soup

Pat Duran


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!

★★★★★ 1 vote
6 to 12
20 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


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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
2 clove
minced garlic


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

How to Make Summertime Potato Soup


  • 1Simmer 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.
  • 2Garnish 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.

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About Summertime Potato Soup

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American

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