Potato Leek Soup

Jul 7, 2012 by

Ingredients

  • 2 leeks
  • 8 small potatoes
  • 1 med onion
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper
  • 1/2 tsp mustard
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 slices fried crispy bacon
  • 2 green onion
  • 1 box chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream or half and half
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/3 cup white cheese
  • 2 tsp chopped garlic

Instructions

  1. Cook bacon over medium heat until crisp; remove to paper towels and crumble. Set aside. Pour off all but 1 tsp of the drippings of bacon grease. Add the leeks and diced onion along with the butter and oil. Cook this mixture, stirring until leeks are tender, make sure the onion do not turn brown. Sprinkle flour over the onion mixture and blend in.
  2. Add the chicken broth and cut up the potatoes. Cover and simmer over low heat until the potatoes are done ( about 15 min), stir occasionally. Put all in the blender or use the immerse blender to make a smooth soup. Stir in the heavy cream and heat through. Add the shredded cheese, salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with the crumbled bacon and sliced green onions.

Potato Leek Soup

15 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

45 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 2 leeks
  • 8 small potatoes
  • 1 med onion
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper
  • 1/2 tsp mustard
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 slices fried crispy bacon
  • 2 green onion
  • 1 box chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream or half and half
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/3 cup white cheese
  • 2 tsp chopped garlic

Instructions

  1. Cook bacon over medium heat until crisp; remove to paper towels and crumble. Set aside. Pour off all but 1 tsp of the drippings of bacon grease. Add the leeks and diced onion along with the butter and oil. Cook this mixture, stirring until leeks are tender, make sure the onion do not turn brown. Sprinkle flour over the onion mixture and blend in.
  2. Add the chicken broth and cut up the potatoes. Cover and simmer over low heat until the potatoes are done ( about 15 min), stir occasionally. Put all in the blender or use the immerse blender to make a smooth soup. Stir in the heavy cream and heat through. Add the shredded cheese, salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with the crumbled bacon and sliced green onions.
Cuisine: Universal | Recipe Type: Soup
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