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summertime potato soup

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

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
serves 6 to 12
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For summertime potato soup

  • SOUP
  • 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

  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    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.