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Potato Leek Soup
This is for a version with potatoes and leeks, but you can add all kinds of things to change it up: greens, sausages, cauliflower or perhaps carrots.

Pepper Ranch Poultry has chicken stock. This soup can be on the table in 30 minutes with 5 minutes of prep time

Potato Leek Soup Recipe
• Prep time: 5 minutes
• Cook time: 30 minutes
• Yield: Serves 4-6.
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Ingredients
• 3 large leeks, cut lengthwise, separate, clean. Use only the white and pale green parts, chop. (See How to Clean Leeks)
• 2 Tbsp butter
• 2 cups water
• 2 cups chicken broth (or vegetable broth for vegetarian option)*
• 2 lbs potatoes, peeled, diced into 1/2 inch pieces
• Marjoram – dash
• 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
• 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme, or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
• Tabasco sauce or other red chili sauce
• Salt & Pepper
*If cooking gluten-free, be sure to use gluten-free broth.
Method
1 Cook leeks in butter with salt and pepper in a medium sized sauce pan. Cover pan, cook on low heat for 10 minutes. Check often. Do not brown the leeks.
2 Add water, broth, and potatoes. Bring to a low simmer and cook for 20 minutes. Scoop about half of the soup mixture into a blender, puree and return to pan. Add marjoram, parsley, and thyme. Add a few dashes of chili sauce to taste. Add some freshly ground pepper, 1-2 teaspoons salt or more to taste.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 222.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
158

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.

Read more: Calories in Potato Leek Soup | Nutrition and Health Facts http://caloriecount.about.com/potato-leek-soup-recipe-r58407#ixzz2obYe72ef

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