Potato, Leek, and Roasted Garlic Soup

READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut top off of head of garlic and place in foil. cover with olive oil and salt and pepper. Wrap garlic and roast at 400°F until very lightly golden. set aside to cool.
  • Chop cloves of garlic and slice white and light green parts of leeks. heat a table spoon or two of olive oil in a stock pot and add chopped garlic and sliced leeks. Sauté until soft. Cut potatoes into small wedges and add to the pot. sauté for just a few seconds and salt and pepper. Cover with water. Add half of the qt of chicken stock. from here, you add water and stock to taste.
  • Squeeze roasted garlic out of the head/clove pods and into the stock pot with the soup. Smash any large pieces. Bring soup to a boil.
  • Turn heat down to simmer until potatoes are soft. Salt, and pepper to taste. Add any other herbs or spices at this time (thyme is always lovely with chicken stock).