Potato Soup Recipe

I love potato soup this time of year. I will share with you my recipe that I have been using for some years now. It is a fairly easy recipe and it only requires one pot to make it.

Potato Soup

This soup is creamy and cheesy. It will be a hit with your family.

Potato Soup Recipe
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Serves: 5-6
  • 4 thickly cut slices of bacon
  • 4 leeks, cut thinly
  • 3 14oz cans of chicken broth
  • 3 lbs of potatoes, cubed
  • 8 oz. of shredded cheddar cheese
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tbs. chopped parsley
  1. In a large pot, cook your bacon.
  2. Remove the bacon.
  3. Remove all but a tablespoon of the grease.
  4. Toss the leeks in the pot. Cook until tender, stirring them often.
  5. Add chicken broth, potatoes and bring to a boil.
  6. Cover and cook the potatoes until they are tender.
  7. Remove 2 cups of the potatoes with a slotted spoon.
  8. Place the 2 cups in a food processor along with the cheddar cheese. Puree until it is smooth.
  9. Put the puree back into your pot. Stir constantly until the cheese has melted. (do not boil soup)
  10. Add the salt, pepper and parsley. Crumble bacon on top.

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