Potato Leek Soup
¾ pound Leeks
1 stick Unsalted Butter
½ tsp minced Garlic
1 ½ pounds diced Yukon Gold Potatoes
3 cups Water
2 ½ cups Heavy Whipping Cream
¾ tsp Salt
¾ tsp Ground White Pepper
chopped Fresh Chives for garnish
Thoroughly clean leeks and remove green stems. Cut white part of leeks in half lengthwise, then in ¼ inch half moons. Melt butter in medium size sauce pan over medium heat. Add leeks and garlic and sauté until leeks are soft, but not yet browned, about 10 minutes. Add diced potatoes and water. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer. Cover partially and simmer 20-25 minutes or until potatoes are thoroughly cooked. Add cream and bring to a boil. Let stand until cool then puree mixture in blender. Return to pan, warm through then season with salt and pepper. Garnish with chopped chives. Makes: 2 quarts
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