How to Cook Potato Leek Soup

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How to Cook Potato Leek Soup Recipe
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Melt the cup of butter in a large pot. Simmer on low.

Melt the cup of butter in a large pot. Simmer on low.

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Start frying the bacon & stick the bacon grease in the butter, set the bacon aside for a topping.

Start frying the bacon & stick the bacon grease in the butter, set the bacon aside for a topping.

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3
Cut the leeks. Chop off the dark green tops, cut long ways in half, then quarter, then finely chop, as seen above.

Cut the leeks. Chop off the dark green tops, cut long ways in half, then quarter, then finely chop, as seen above.

4
Take the garlic & press into the butter. Put the leeks & garlic in the bacon grease/butter mix.

Take the garlic & press into the butter. Put the leeks & garlic in the bacon grease/butter mix.

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Add A pinch of rosemary & some salt & pepper to taste.

Add A pinch of rosemary & some salt & pepper to taste.

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Let the garlic & leeks simmer for 15 minutes.

Let the garlic & leeks simmer for 15 minutes.

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During the 15 minute simmer, peel & chop 4 cups of Yukon potatoes.

During the 15 minute simmer, peel & chop 4 cups of Yukon potatoes.

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Add a tablespoon of cornstarch to thicken after 15 minutes.

Add a tablespoon of cornstarch to thicken after 15 minutes.

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Add 1 quart of chicken broth, & the potatoes, turn up the heat to a boil.

Add 1 quart of chicken broth, & the potatoes, turn up the heat to a boil.

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Once at a boil, add 2 cups of cream. Reduce heat to low for 30 minutes or until potatoes are soft.

Once at a boil, add 2 cups of cream. Reduce heat to low for 30 minutes or until potatoes are soft.

11
Ladle soup into blender over the sink. Pulse a few times to still have a chunky yet creamy soup.

Ladle soup into blender over the sink. Pulse a few times to still have a chunky yet creamy soup.

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Add the bacon on top, voila! A hearty dish on a cold winters night.

Add the bacon on top, voila! A hearty dish on a cold winters night.

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