Irish Potato Leek Soup
Irish, potato, soup
unsalted chicken stock
salt plus extra
pepper plus extra
Cut the green part and roots and discard making sure you only keep the white part.
Cut in half down the full length of the leek.
pull apart the sections and rinse the sand that is between each section.
Dice the leek into a fine dice about 1/4 inch.
Peel and dice the potatoes to a 1/2 inch dice
In a medium sized stock pot under medium heat at the butter.
After the butter has melted, add the potatoes and leeks.
Cook stirring occasionally until the edges of the potatoes start to become translucent.
Add the chicken stock, salt and pepper.
Cook until potatoes are very tender.
add the 4 cups of heavy cream.
Using an immersion blender or hand mixer whip the soup until smooth.
Add additional cream for desired texture.
finish with extra salt and pepper to fit your taste.
Finish with bacon, shredded cheese and chives.
Copyright by Southern Fellow 2020