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Creamy Potato Leek Soup

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A soothing comforting soup. It's not too heavy and not too light. It's just right. Especially on a chilly day.
Ingredients
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , diced
  Leeks 2 , washed and white part chopped
  Clove garlic 2 , diced
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Potatoes 3 , peeled and chopped
  Chicken broth 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Bay leaf 2
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. In a large stock pot melt the butter over medium heat.
2. Add the onion and leeks. Saute until the onions are translucent. Add the garlic and cook for an additional minute.
3. Add the flour and mix thoroughly to make a roux.
4. Add the chicken broth, potatoes, bay leaves, and nutmeg. Bring to a boil and lower to a simmer. Cook for 45 minutes.
5. Remove the bay leaves and using a blender puree the soup in batches.
6. Return to the stock pot and add the cream. Return to a simmer for about 5 minutes.
7. Add salt and pepper to taste and serve.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Potato, Vegetable
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Want to make a soothing comfort soup on a cold chilly day. Watch this great video to prepare an awesome potato leek soup at home. The chef makes this easy soup that is not too heavy and nor too light. It's just right for you to enjoy!

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