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Potato Leek Soup

Potato Leek Soup
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 4
The cool weather is just around the corner and we like to welcome it with a piping hot bowl of potato leek soup. Made in just under 40 minutes, this creamy and hearty soup is a favorite among kids and is the perfect meal solution for a weekday dinner.

Ingredients

  • 3 large leeks, cleaned and white part chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 4 large Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 1/3 cup ready made fried onions
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh cracked pepper to taste

Directions

  • 1
    In a large saucepan, over low heat, melt butter and cook leeks for 10 minutes. Cover pan and stir often. Do not brown leeks.
  • 2
    Add water, broth and potatoes. Cook for 20 minutes covered until potatoes are tender. Place soup mixture in blender and blend until smooth. Run through a strainer and place strained soup back into the saucepan.
  • 3
    Heat soup over medium heat, add salt to taste.
  • 4
    To serve, garnish with fresh parsley, fried onions and fresh cracked pepper.

Expert Tips

  • Blend half soup mixture and omit straining the soup for a delicious chunky potato leek soup.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • The cool weather is just around the corner and we like to welcome it with a piping hot bowl of potato leek soup. Made in just under 40 minutes, this creamy and hearty soup is a favorite among kids and is the perfect meal solution for a weekday dinner.
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