Creamy Potato Leek Soup

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

Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 1 Hour
Makes: 6 servings

8 potatoes, peeled and cubed
4 cups chicken broth
1 pound bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces
3 leeks, sliced
1 cup heavy cream


  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.

Nutrition Info
Servings Per Recipe: 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories: 829
Total Fat: 59.7g
Cholesterol: 105mg
Sodium: 1263mg
Total Carbs: 59.2g
Dietary Fiber: 7.6g
Protein: 15g