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Potato Leek Soup

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  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 leeks (white and light green parts only, roughly chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic (peeled and smashed)
  • 2 pounds yukon gold potatoes (peeled and roughly chopped into 1/2-inch pieces)
  • 7 cups low sodium chicken broth (best quality such as Swanson)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme (plus more for garnish if desired)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • chives (finely chopped, optional)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium22% DV520mg
    Fat40% DV26g
    Protein25% DV13g
    Carbs10% DV31g
    Fiber24% DV6g
    Calories390Calories from Fat230
    Total Fat26g40%
    Saturated Fat15g75%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat230
    Total Carbohydrate31g10%
    Dietary Fiber6g24%
    Vitamin A40%
    Vitamin C45%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Antonio Lacarte 9 days ago
    My wife used to have it in her first class air travels and missed it with the pandemic This recipe is perfect!
    Paula Meehan 15 days ago
    Very delicious! I added smoked ham. Also I appreciate how the author explained how to clean the leek, I’ve never eaten with leeks before!
    Laura B. a month ago
    First time ever even using leeks - love the soup, definitely going to be using this recipe again!
    Laurie B. a month ago
    Delicious and easy. Made as written except 1) subbed tarragon for thyme because that’s what I had on hand, 2) used 1/2 c cream, 1/2 c half & half at end. Great dish for the deployment of my rarely used immersion blender. Served with garlic cheese pita toasted triangles. Everyone gave it a thumbs-up!
    Yugie C. 2 months ago
    i ran out of thyme but the soup still turned out great!
    Easy and super yummy!
    Datsko 2 months ago
    So good even my kid Loved it. I cut the recipe in 1/2 and used whole milk with Parmesan cheese instead of cream. Will make again
    Terry Jeffery 2 months ago
    Quite easy to make and delicious. What's not to like.
    Lilly 3 months ago
    It was fantastic and easy to make!
    Colleen Penner 3 months ago
    Very good! Didn’t use fresh thyme used dried and still flavourful.
    Lilshawty_gurl08 3 months ago
    It was okay and not my favorite. I would not recommend putting chives as a garnish b/c the taste with the leeks gives an “onion kick”
    Natalie M. 3 months ago
    Fantastic. Even the picky kids enjoyed it.
    Stuart Moore 4 months ago
    I'm sick, so was the soup.
    Inna Andrus 4 months ago
    Goes great with some fresh coriander
    Marcus A. 5 months ago
    bit too much cream. would maybe use half as much next time
    Melisa O'Connell 6 months ago
    I prefer chicken bone broth but perfect recipe, as is!
    Wikus 7 months ago
    very easy, very yummy!
    T Coupland 7 months ago
    Very easy to make! Nothing fancy but quite tasty.
    Anne-Marie Joyce 8 months ago
    I’ve made this before and it is YUM!
    jafman8 . 8 months ago
    easy to make, few ingredients. My 5 and 2 y/o like it. They drink it cooled, with a straw. I added some vitamins and MCT in it for them.
    Shannon 9 months ago
    Very good, didn’t change anything it was delicious!
    Tina Beecham a year ago
    Made this soup today since I got some leeks from the farmers market. Soup was rich & delicious. Was real easy to follow & make. I didn’t use all the heavy cream though & still was great!
    Molly Purcell a year ago
    used 4 garlic cloves and nothing to garnish- it was great!
    Hampton S. a year ago
    great added shallots celery and prosciutto
    Earl Baum a year ago
    I made significant changes to the base recipe - first by cutting it in half for a smaller batch, then by adding a shallot and some rosemary, chipotle pepper and smoked sea-salt to add some savor. Yum!!!
    Cory a year ago
    one of my smimple faves
    Fratello a year ago
    good and easy to make
    Justas Štr a year ago
    For my taste it would have been too mild and not thick enough. But basicaly it is a good recipe. During serving I added some lemon juice, gratted parmesan, also some dills along with chives and finaly some roasted garlic-pepper spice. Turned out great at the end.
    Danette N. a year ago
    What can I say? Absolutely delicious! My new go to Potato Leek Soup.
    Beth a year ago
    Delicious and quick to make.

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