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Real Potato Leek Soup

"This soup can be made even better with the addition of crumbled bacon."
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Ingredients

1 h 30 m servings 400 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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  1. Place potatoes into a large saucepan with water to cover. Bring to a boil and cook until tender. Meanwhile, saute leeks in butter until translucent.
  2. When potatoes are done, skin them while they are still hot and cut them into bite sized pieces. Place potatoes into a stock pot with chicken broth and leeks. season with salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat until simmering, then remove from heat and stir in milk. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 400 calories; 6.3 g fat; 77.6 g carbohydrates; 9.7 g protein; 20 mg cholesterol; 796 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Awesome flavor and texture. This doesn't need fancy spices and a lot of complicated steps; it's easy and delicious. However, if you want to add extra spices, I found that mustard powder, garli...

Most helpful critical review

Very bland and stringy soup. Wasn't my cup of tea...sorry.

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Awesome flavor and texture. This doesn't need fancy spices and a lot of complicated steps; it's easy and delicious. However, if you want to add extra spices, I found that mustard powder, garli...

This recipe was quite easy to make. I substituted Yukon Gold Potatoes for colour and a dash of cumin to kick in some flavour. Although its been rated as boring, I think you're best to season i...

I made it as directed, and it was a bit bland. Then I tried the suggestion that it "can be made even better with the addition of crumbled bacon". It sure can!

For veggies & vegans, you can do this quite well using veggie broth for the chicken & subbing soy milk.

I added a cut up ham steak and one of the cans of broth I used was garlic-flavored. It added a lot of flavor. I'd recommend adding garlic either when you saute the leeks or using garlic broth ...

This soup is SO SO good! I loved it, my husband loved it, and even my one year old daughter gobbled it down. It's definitely one to keep on hand.

This was the first time I tried leeks, it was awesome!The leeks also had a buttery taste to the soup. I found this easy to prepare and it went fast!

Very bland and stringy soup. Wasn't my cup of tea...sorry.

Very tasty. Unfortunately my kids didn't appreciate it as much. My husband loved it and so did I. Hit the spot on a cold, winter day.