Creamy Potato Leek Soup II

Creamy Potato Leek Soup II

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"Really easy, satisfying soup. Can be prepared in less than an hour. Serve hot and garnish with grated cheese."

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  • Calories:
  • 739 kcal
  • 37%
  • Fat:
  • 49.5 g
  • 76%
  • Carbs:
  • 58.2g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 16.7 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 109 mg
  • 36%
  • Sodium:
  • 1311 mg
  • 52%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan or stockpot, bring potatoes and chicken broth to a boil. Cook until potatoes are tender. Meanwhile, place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, reserving 3 tablespoons of grease and set aside. Sautee the leeks in the frying pan with the reserved bacon grease 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. When the potatoes are tender, stir in the fried leeks, heavy cream and bacon. Stir to blend and remove from heat. Serve hot.
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I made a few changes, served with homemade bread and my husband declared it to be "the best thing he ever ate." I pureed the potatoes with my hand blender, used 1/2 the bacon called for, added 2...

I also looked at this recipe and thought.. "5 ingredients? No kidding!" But i'll be damned if this isn't the best Potato and Leek soup i've ever had! It was so simple and easy to make and took ...

A really excellent combination of tastes, with no additional seasonings needed. I modified the recipe somewhat by mixing in one-third of the sauteed leeks with the cooked potatoes, then blendin...