10.13.2010

leek and potato soup

A simple recipe originally from Julia Child, who I am sure received it by way of some French chef, this Leek and Potato soup is the epitome of simplicity.

This is a tried and true dish of leeks and potatoes and a little almond milk to finish it, if desired.

Use only the white parts of the leeks to maintain the crisp color and fry the light green leek parts as garnish. I also put a little Better Than Sour Cream on my photo, but it certainly does not require it.

You can leave this soup rustic or blend it to give it a smooth consistency.

A beautiful fall soup.

Cost Breakdown
leeks: $4
potatoes: $3
Total to feed 8 people a soup course:
$7.00






5 comments:

  1. I'm a big fan of leek soup too, don't make it as often as I want since no one else in the family likes it :(

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  2. Just leeks, potatoes and almond milk. Can't get any simpler (or better) than that. Soup season is quickly approaching here.

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  3. My daughter and I love potato soup and this looks like a good one. I agree with Branson - simplicity is nice!

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  4. Indeed, Tender Branson and Marly!

    Gringarl, I'm sorry no one else in your family likes it! I make a big batch and freeze what we don't eat in single packages. Perhaps you too can do that and have it when others are doing something else.

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  5. Nothing better than leek and potato soup. Since I'm sick right now, it sounds heavenly. Oh I wish I had a bowl.

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