Potato & Leek Soup

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Shandobando

This has been a family favorite for years. I used to make a big pot and my friends would all come over for a bowl!

Top Review by lpyper

I needed a recipe to use up my leeks in the fridge and thought because it was cold that I should make a nice soup. Came across this recipe and tried it. OMG I have to rate this one a five. It had a nice taste and was wonderful. Thanks for posting. I will be making this one again.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a 6 to 8 quart stockpot melt the butter and gently cook the leeks or onions, being careful not to let the leek or onion brown.
  2. Add the peeled and sliced potatoes, the milk, the stock,& the herbs.
  3. Cover and simmer gently for about an hour or until potatoes are completely cooked through.
  4. Stir together cornstarch and water.
  5. Mix thoroughly.
  6. Add to soup, stirring constantly to avoid lumping.
  7. Cook for 5-10 minutes more, stirring occasionally, then puree the soup.
  8. Add the cream and gently heat, but do not boil.
  9. Season with salt and pepper.
  10. Serve with garnishes.

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