leek and potato soup

In recipe on November 10, 2009 at 2:05 pm

another leek recipe – this time the most comforting of comfort foods.

start by preparing your leeks, and dicing about three cups of potatoes, peeled.



add both the leeks and the potatoes to a tablespoon of butter and saute until the leeks are soft, but not browned.



add two cups of chicken broth and salt and pepper.


simmer for about 30 minutes, or until the potatoes are soft enough to squiiiish into a mush.


you could probably throw the soup into a blender at this point, but i really like the mushy, chunky texture you get from just squishing the potatoes with the back of a big spoon.


now add about a cup of milk – give or take based on the texture – adjust the seasonings to taste and enjoy!


[this recipe came from jane brody via my mother]

  1. exquisitely minimalist.

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