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By kelsa94

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (11 Votes)
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Servings 6
Preparation time 20
Cooking time 55

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 carrots, peeled, finely chopped
  • 3 celery stalks, peeled, finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, peeled, finely chopped
  • 1 pound leeks, white and light green parts only, quartered, chopped
  • 7 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 pound potatoes, peeled, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

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Homemade crispy shoestring potatoes with fresh herbs are so worth the effort to top each serving of this potato lee...

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 6 large leeks, white and pale-green parts only, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 5 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • 2 cups whole milk, divided
  • 1 cup heavy cream, divided
  • 1 cup plain whole-milk yogurt, divided
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 russet potato, peeled, cut into thin matchsticks
  • 4 cups vegetable oil (for frying)
  • 1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • Flaky sea salt (such as Maldon)
4.4/5 (5 Votes)

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Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

  • Crispy Shallots:
  • 2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch chunks
  • 4 cups chopped leeks, white and light green parts, cleaned of all sand (4 leeks)
  • 1/4 cup good olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cups baby arugula, lightly packed
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine, plus extra for serving
  • 6 to 7 cups chicken stock, preferably homemade
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 8 ounces creme fraiche
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan, plus extra for garnish
  • Crispy Shallots, recipe follows, optional
  • 1 1/2 cups olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 5 to 6 shallots, peeled and sliced into thin rings
4/5 (2 Votes)

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Top this potato leek soup with crispy bacon and pierogi for a hearty treat

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 bunch leeks, white and light green parts only, rinsed well, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 russet potatoes (about 1 pound), peeled, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 3 cups water
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 slices thick-cut bacon, chopped
  • 12 frozen mini pierogi
  • Fresh chives, chopped, for garnish
4.6/5 (10 Votes)

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Herbed and crispy bread crumbs top a tasty soup of potatoes, leeks and carrots

  • Soup:
  • 4 medium potatoes, scrubbed, diced
  • 3 small-medium leeks, light green and white parts, trimmed, washed, sliced
  • 3 large carrots, scrubbed, trimmed, sliced into rounds
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced, reserving 1 teaspoon for bread crumbs
  • 6 cups of water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons thyme, woody stem removed, leaves finely minced
  • Bread Crumb Topping:
  • Drizzle of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon thyme - woody stems removed
  • 1 teaspoon reserved minced garlic
  • 1 slice of your favorite bread, toasted, processed in food processor until crumbs form
4.5/5 (13 Votes)

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HEAT oil in Dutch oven on medium heat

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 large leeks (1 lb./450 g), white parts only, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 2 lb. (900 g)
  • baking potatoes (about 4), peeled, cubed 5 cups water
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tub (250 g) Philadelphia Light Cream Cheese Spread
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked, crumbled
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Bring dark green leek pieces, broth and water to boil over high heat

  • Garnish:
  • 4 med leeks, white and light green parts halved lengthwise, sliced thin, dark green parts halved and cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 2 cups low sodium chick broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 TBSP unsalted butter
  • 1 med onion, chopped medium
  • Salt
  • 1 Small russet potato, peeled, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme or tarragon
  • 1 large slice sandwich bread, lightly toasted on lowest toaster setting, torn into 1/2 inch pieces
  • Ground black pepper
  • Scallions
  • Bacon
  • Fried leeks: 1 med leek, all parts, thin strips
  • 2 TBSP flour, salt pepper
  • 1/2 cup EVOO
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Cook potatoes until soft, take out half the potatoes and put it through the blender

  • 2 Bunches of leeks (use white and a speck of light green sliced then)
  • 1 Lg. Onion (sauté in butter until transparent)
  • 5 Sm. cans of Chicken broth.
  • 6 Lg. Potatoes (cubed)
  • 1 Qt. half and half
  • 1 Cup Cheese (shredded)
  • 1/2 Cup Bacon Bits
4.8/5 (6 Votes)

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Whisk crème fraîche, lemon juice, and lemon peel in small bowl to blend

  • 1/2 cup crème fraîche or sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon finely grated lemon peel
  • 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter, divided
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 6 cups diced green cabbage (1/2-inch dice; from about 1/2 medium head)
  • 3 cups chopped leeks (white and pale green parts only; 3 to 4 large)
  • 3 large garlic cloves, pressed
  • 3 cups 1/2-inch cubes peeled Yukon Gold potatoes (about 1 1/4 pounds)
  • 1 2 x 2-inch piece Parmesan cheese rind (optional)
  • 1 Turkish bay leaf
  • 6 cups (or more) low-salt chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives (for garnish)
4.7/5 (20 Votes)

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Instant Pot Potato and Leek Soup comes together in about 30 minutes for a quick, easy, and delicious meal full of v...

  • 3 potatoes, roughly chopped
  • 3 leeks, roughly chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, roughly chopped
  • 2 to 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 5 cups of chicken, beef, or vegetable broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoons oregano
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • 2 tablespoons thyme
  • 2 tablespoons marjoram
  • salt and cracked black pepper to taste
4.5/5 (29 Votes)

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"There will be no kissing after this eating this soup, but with its creamy delightful taste you will not mind

  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 large leeks, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 3 Yukon Gold potatoes, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon herbes de Provence
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seed, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 3 green onions, chopped (optional)
4.5/5 (24 Votes)

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For a more delicately flavored soup, sub in water for the vegetable stock

  • 2 tablespoons neutral oil, such as canola or grapeseed oil
  • 4-5 medium russet potatoes (1 pound), peeled and roughly chopped
  • 3 large leeks (1 pound), cleaned, and thinly sliced
  • 6 cups vegetable stock (or light chicken stock)
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • 1-2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup crème fraiche
  • 1/3 cup minced parsley or chives
4.4/5 (32 Votes)

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If you've never worked with leeks before, let me walk you through the steps

  • 6 slices of bacon, chopped
  • 2 leeks, chopped (just use the light green & white parts)
  • 1 (32 oz.) container, chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 5 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup carrots, diced
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 1/2 tsp. dried dill weed
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups half & half
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • Garnish: Shredded cheddar cheese, bacon pieces
4.6/5 (16 Votes)

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A classic French soup that is a snap to prepare

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 pound(s) uncooked leek(s), trimmed, chopped*
  • 4 cup(s) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tsp table salt, or more to taste
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper, freshly ground or more to taste
  • 1 pound(s) uncooked Yukon gold potatoes, cubed
  • 1/2 cup(s) light sour cream
  • 3 Tbsp chives, fresh, snipped
4.7/5 (12 Votes)

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In a large pot, place potatoes, 4 of the leeks (reserving the rest), celery, onion, bay leaf and chicken stock and ...

  • 6 potatoes, peeled and cut into large pieces
  • 8 leeks, whites only, thoroughly washed
  • 3 stalks celery, roughly chopped
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and quartered
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 quarts chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 ounces (1 stick) melted butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • Salt and pepper
4.7/5 (7 Votes)

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