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Potato Leek Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carrie Bradford

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tablespoons butter
3 large leeks, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 lb potato, cubed
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
6 cups vegetable broth
2 cups water
2 sprigs fresh thyme
1 bay leaf
cup fresh chive, chopped
hot sauce, to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter on medium heat in a large pot. Add the chopped leeks and stir until coated with butter.
Cover the pot and lower heat, cook for around 10 minutes until the leeks have softened.
Add garlic, potatoes, salt, and pepper. Cook for 1 minute, then add vegetable broth, water, thyme, and bay leaf. Bring to a boil.
Lower heat and cover pot with a lid and simmer for 15 minutes, or until potatoes are tender and easily speared by a fork.
Uncover and remove thyme and bay leaf.
Use an immersion or countertop blender to blend the soup until smooth.
Stir in chives and hot sauce (optional).
Allow to cool 2 minutes and serve.
Enjoy!

 

 

 

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