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Potatoes, Mashed with Leeks Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pierre LaMontagne
Added: Thursday, February 10, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 baking potatoes
4 large leeks
2 tablespoons unsalted butter + 1/2 cup
2 cups chicken broth
Salt and pepper to taste
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup whole milk

Directions:
Directions:
Peel the potatoes and quarter them. Put them in a pot of cold water with some salt and bring them to a boil. Turn down the heat to a simmer; simmer them until they're tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
Mash the potatoes; set them aside.
Clean and coarse chop the leeks.
Melt the 2 tablespoons butter in a large saute pan.
Add the leeks and sweat (slow fry) them until they are soft and translucent.
Add the chicken broth and a little salt and pepper; simmer for 3 to 4 minutes.
Cool this a bit.
Puree all the leeks in a blender or in a food processor in batches; set them aside.
In a mixing bowl, add the potatoes, leeks, sour cream, 1/2 cup butter, and milk.
Whip with a mixer. Only whip until just fully blended. Do not over beat.
Season, to taste, with salt and pepper.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
~12 cups
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Prep: 15 min Cook: 30 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Can be reheated in the microwave, if needed.

 

 

 

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