La Madeleine Country Potato Soup

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Feb. 20, 2013

You can make country potato soup just like La Madeliene does.

Ingredients

Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
Leeks 2 Medium , thinly sliced
White onion 1 Large , sliced
Chicken stock 1 Quart
Potatoes/Russet potatoes 4 Large , cut in 1/4" slices
Thyme sprigs 2 Medium
Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Salt To Taste
For garnish
Bacon 1 Cup (16 tbs) , cooked and diced
Cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Directions

MAKING

1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and saute leeks, onions and salt, for about 3 to 4 minutes or until onions are translucent.

2. Pour in chicken stock and add potatoes, salt and fresh thyme.

3. Allow the stock to simmer for 20 to 30 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.

4. Pour in cream, bring to a boil and turn of the heat.

SERVING

5. Serve hot garnished with Cheddar cheese and diced bacon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 411Calories from Fat 167

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.2%

Saturated Fat 10 g50%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 519 mg21.63%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g16%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 15 g30%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet