Are you in the mood for something delicious and decadent? If you are, this recipe for Potato Leek Soup is perfect for you. This classic French soup is flavorful and rich. The leeks and yellow potatoes combine to create the most heavenly aroma. When you add the cream and blend it until the texture is thick and velvety, the outcome is divine! Garnish it with chives and serve it with some fresh French bread for a perfect weeknight dinner. You can find more delicious suop recipes here and here!
3 large leeks
2 pounds of yellow potatoes, peeled and cubed
3 cloves of garlic, minced
3 tablespoons of butter
4 cups of vegetable broth
1 teaspoon of dried thyme
1 teaspoon of salt
1 cup of half and half
1 cup of whole milk
Fresh cracked pepper to taste
Chives for garnish
Trim off the dark green parts of the leeks and discard them.
Slice the white and light green parts.
Submerge the sliced leeks in a bowl of cold water, to wash away any debris.
Drain the leeks and pat them dry.
In a large pot, cook the garlic in the butter, until it is fragrant.
Add the leeks and cook until they are tender.
Add the potatoes, broth, and thyme.
Cook the soup until the potatoes are tender.
Add the cream, milk, and salt.
Use an immersion blender to blend the soup until it is creamy.
Season with pepper to your preference.
Garnish with chives and enjoy!