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


  • 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.

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About Summertime Potato Soup

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American

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