This is a creamy, delicious soup that’s perfect for using up leftover baked potatoes. If you don’t have baked potatoes, you can quickly microwave them. Just pierce each one with a fork, then microwave on high for 3 minutes or until tender. I love using this quick to tip save time.
Potato Leek Soup
Recipe Type: Dinner
Serving Size: 2 cups
Makes 5 servings
- 3 large leeks
- ½ yellow onion
- 6 celery stalks
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 5 cups low-sodium vegetable stock
- 2 large russet potatoes, baked*
- ⅓ cup flour
- 1 ½ cups milk (unsweetened almond)
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- Dice leeks, onion, and celery. Place in a large stock pot with olive oil. Heat to medium-high, stirring regularly.
- Cook vegetables until soft and onions are translucent. Add in the stock, bringing to a boil.
- Chop baked potatoes into ½ inch cubes and add to stockpot. Reduce heat to medium, keeping soup simmering.
- In a shaker or with a whisk, mix the flour with the milk and pour slowly into soup until desired consistency is reached.
- Bring soup back to a boil, stirring regularly.
- Serve warm.
* If using fresh potatoes, pierce with a fork and microwave for 3 minutes each.
|NUTRITIONAL INFO||PER SERVING|
|Calories||270 (60 from fat)|
|Carbohydrate||46g (6g dietary fiber, 7g sugar)|
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