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Classic Leek And Potato Soup

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Ingredients
  Leeks 1 Bunch (100 gm) (Usually 3 Large Ones Or 5 Smaller Ones)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Potatoes 2 Pound, peeled and diced
  Water/Canned or freshly made chicken broth 2 Quart
  Half and half 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Half Milk, Half Cream)
  Minced parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Crisp croutons 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Wash the leeks very thoroughly and discard the tough part of the green tops.
Cut in thin slices and and again rinse, draining well.
Cook in the butter until soft.
Add diced potatoes, water or chicken broth, and simmer for 40 minutes.
Add cream and salt and pepper to taste.
Sprinkle with minced parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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