Shortcut Potato Leek Soup With Bacon #5FIX

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

5-Ingredient Fix Contest Entry. Hearty 30-minute soup with a Simply Potatoes shortcut that makes it taste like it's been simmering for 3 hours.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 ounces bacon, chopped
  • 3 leeks, trimmed, washed, and sliced into disks
  • 3 cups Simply Potatoes Traditional Mashed Potatoes
  • 1 quart chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped


  1. Heat a 2-qt soup or sauce pot over medium high heat. Add chopped bacon.
  2. Once bacon begins to render its fat, add leeks. Cook until bacon is crispy and leeks are soft and translucent. Drain off any excess bacon grease.
  3. Add mashed potatoes and chicken stock. Stir until potatoes are thinned and mixture is heated through. Lower heat and allow to simmer for 15 - 20 minutes.
  4. Ladle soup into individual bowls and garnish with parsley. Serve immediately.
Most Helpful

The perfect comfort food is this soup. Absolutely soothing.

RoseBBailey February 23, 2013

Love this soup! Warm and comforting.

vachonml February 18, 2013