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potato leek soup

Potato Leek Soup

A creamy, rich, comforting soup from the magical Be Our Guest restaurant in Disney World. It's a perfect, easy weeknight meal paired with a salad and fresh bread. And, you can dress it up with some crispy bacon or cheesy croutons for something even more special. 

Course Appetizer
Keyword soup
Author Be Our Guest, Magic Kingdom

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups chicken stock (or vegetable)
  • 1 1/2 pounds Yukon Gold Potatoes
  • 1 1/2 ounces yellow onion
  • 4 ounces heavy cream
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 6 ounces leeks
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon chives minced

Instructions

  1. In the olive oil, saute leeks, onions and granulated garlic until tender. Add the potatoes. Cook for 20 minutes. Add the butter and cream, reduce. Add in all the liquids and spices. Cook for an additional 20-30 minutes.

Recipe Notes

I like to give it a little whir with the immersion blender, just to make it super creamy, but it's up to you.