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Potato Leek Soup Recipe

Potato Leek Soup
Potato Leek Soup
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Potato Leek Soup Recipe

Potato Leek Soup

This is the kind of soup that is so simple to make yet tastes like you really know your way around the kitchen. I grew up loving this classic soup as a kid, and eating it always brings me back to a happy place. The flavors of the leeks and the potatoes compliment each other so well.

 

Ingredients

4 medium leeks (dark green stems removed)

1/2 large white onion, chopped

2 medium russet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes

1 tbsp flour (use AP gluten free flour for GF)

1 tbsp butter

4 cups fat free chicken stock (or vegetable broth for vegetarians)

1/2 cup 2% milk

salt and fresh pepper

 

Instructions

Wash leeks very carefully to remove all grit. I usually cut them horizontally and separate the rings to make sure no dirt remains. Coarsely chop them when washed.

In a medium soup pot, melt butter and add flour on low flame.

Using a wooden spoon, mix well. This will thicken your soup and give it a wonderful flavor.

Add chicken stock, leeks, onion, potatoes and bring to a boil.

Cover and simmer on low for about 20-25 minutes, until potatoes are soft.

Using an immersion blender, blend the soup until smooth adding the milk and adjusting salt and pepper to taste.

Serve immediately.

 

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Written by antoine

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