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Creamy Potato Leek Soup

Bowl with Spoon

Prep time:
30 minutes

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Cook time:
30 minutes

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Servings:
8 cups

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Creamy Potato Leek Soup

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Ingredients:

  • 3 leeks (about 3 cups diced)
  • 3 potatoes (about 3 cups diced)
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 4 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup 1% milk
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Directions:

1. Remove root and green tops from leeks. Slice in half lengthwise and rinse well under running water. Slice crosswise into 1/4 inch slices. ~Scrub potatoes well; cut into small cubes.

2. Melt butter or margarine in a 2-quart saucepan over medium heat.

3. Add garlic and chopped leeks. Cook until softened.

4. Add potatoes and enough broth to cover. Cover pan and simmer until potatoes are soft. Mash with a potato masher or fork until potatoes are fairly smooth.

5. Add remaining broth, milk and pepper. Simmer for about 5 minutes.

Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

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Bowl with Spoon

Prep time:
30 minutes

Kitchen Timer

Cook time:
30 minutes

Fork

Servings:
8 cups