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Leek Soup

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Ingredients
  Bacon slices 4 , coarsely chopped
  Leeks 6 , thinly sliced
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Chicken bouillon cubes 3 (Flavored)
  Potatoes 2 , peeled and cubed
  Dried whole basil 1 Teaspoon
  Half and half/Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Cook bacon in a Dutch oven over medium heat 5 minutes.
Add leeks; saute 5 minutes.
Reduce heat to low; add flour, stirring until smooth.
Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Gradually add water; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.
Add bouillon cubes, potatoes, and basil; cover and simmer 45 minutes.
Stir in half and half, and cook until thoroughly heated.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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