This tasted great however I found the instructions Really vague.. The store I went too had 3 different sizes of leeks.. It says just add 3... And it says 8 potatoes... well what sues potatoes and what type? I ended up usei g russets which where a bigger potato and after the cream went in it was still way to thick.. It was almost the consistency of mash potatoes I had to ad double the cream and another cup of broth... I followed the recipe exactly.. So I concluded there was to many potatoes in it... Which means that I bought potatoes that where to big... And the store had even bigger ones.. It would be better if u did the potatoes by volume or weight or state what size and type.. But other than this... Amazing simple recipe
Delicious soup! The only change I made was to puree the leeks...or I would at least chop them up a bit. Wouldn't change any else.
Really yummy. The only thing i did differently was to use the pot I fried the bacon in to create the soup (I wanted to get all the nice little crispy pieces of bacon). I also added celery & carrots-just can't seem to make a soup w/o adding those 2 ingrediants. Thanks for an easy pot-o-soup. DELICIOUS!
I found this recipe to be exactly what was needed on the first cold, rainy day of fall! Another reviewer mentioned that they had a difficult time making this as they weren't sure what size of potato to use. Most recipes will state 1 lb or 2 cups , etc , but I found by putting the 4 cups of liquid into the pot first and then adding enough peeled, quartered potatoes until they were about 1" below the stock did the trick. I used 10 small/medium size russet potatoes and also used chicken stock instead of the broth, as It's a personal preference for me. I find stock had less salt that most broths and cost just the same. When the potatoes were done I used a potato masher and then added the carmelized leeks to it. (I did not add the crispy bacon) After 5 minutes I used an immersion blender and added the cream, which resulted in a velvety smooth soup that was AMAZING. I served the soup with little bowls of toppings and allowed my family to pick and choose their own. The toppings I put out were the crispy bacon pieces, shredded extra sharp white cheddar, chives, fresh Parmesan cheese and green onions. Most of my family choose the crispy bacon and cheddar! Delicious!!!
Wonderful recipe!!! My family loved it.
So good. I made this soup again tonight, and it's delicious. It's like a hug from the inside out.
Potatoes and leeks: a winning combination, and I just loved the addition of all the other ingredients. A truly wonderful soup! KelBel's Tuscan Soup Tuscan Soup was one of the first recipes I found on Zaar - and I've made it some half dozen times since then - and this recipe has now joined it in my favourite soups cookbook. Thank you KelBel for sharing yet another yummy soup recipe!