How to Make Leek and Potato Soup

This is one of my favorite soups I prefer to mash the potatoes instead of blending it so that you can get the wonderful texture of the leeks in the soup.

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How to Make Leek and Potato Soup Recipe
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You can make this recipe into a potato and leek soup by swapping the potato and leek proportions.

You can make this recipe into a potato and leek soup by swapping the potato and leek proportions.

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Now gather your ingredients. Roughly chop the onions, slice the garlic, half the leeks length way and slice,  peal the potatoes and quarter length way then chop.

Now gather your ingredients. Roughly chop the onions, slice the garlic, half the leeks length way and slice, peal the potatoes and quarter length way then chop.

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Put a large pot on medium to low het, melt the butter in the pot then add the onions, garlic, salt and white pepper then cook for 4-5 minuets or until soft. stir occasionally.

Put a large pot on medium to low het, melt the butter in the pot then add the onions, garlic, salt and white pepper then cook for 4-5 minuets or until soft. stir occasionally.

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Mix in the leeks.

Mix in the leeks.

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Cover for 8 minutes. stir occasionally.

Cover for 8 minutes. stir occasionally.

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Once the leeks are tender add the broth, potatoes and milk (optional) Then simmer for 20 minutes or until the potatoes are cooked.

Once the leeks are tender add the broth, potatoes and milk (optional) Then simmer for 20 minutes or until the potatoes are cooked.

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It should look a little like this.

It should look a little like this.

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Now mash the potatoes while there still in the pot or you can run it through a blender however this will purée your soup.

Now mash the potatoes while there still in the pot or you can run it through a blender however this will purée your soup.

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Serve garnished with chopped chives and enjoy!

Serve garnished with chopped chives and enjoy!

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