Potato and leek soup recipe - Potato soup is the perfect soup for just about any day when you've got the urge for a warm, tasty meal that is easy and nutrition. It's great on a day when you're tired and hungry and the kids are hungry but not tired. They are clamoring for food and even the dog gets in the act, jumping and howling! The pantry is almost empty. You haven't had a chance to get to the grocery store this week. You look around and see not even a single slice of bread left. It was devoured along with the half dozen eggs you fried for everyone's breakfast.
Two packs of saltine crackers are all that's left after the peanut-butter session from yesterday and the jelly jar is all but empy. Surely there's something you can fix that will make everybody happy. You look in the vegetable bin. Four white potatoes remain from last week and two medium sized onions. That's a start. You look in the cabinet and find a half box of fettuccini and a can of chicken broth. Next you look in the refrigerator. There's plenty of milk because you got an extra gallon last week. There's enough of everything to make potato soup. Everybody likes that! You pull out your recipe to help you remember all the ingredients.
Peel 4 large white potatoes and dice them Potato and leek soup recipe
Skin 2 large onions and dice them as well Potato and leek soup recipe
1 handful of fettuccini broken into bite-sized pieces
1 14 oz. can Swanson's 100% natural chicken broth
1 cup water
1 1/2 cup teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 cup whole milk
1 can Cream of Chicken soup
1 1/2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
Potato and leek soup recipe - Add first eight ingredients to a large soup pot. Cook over medium heat. Stir often because the mixture will burn easily. Cook until the vegetables and fettuccini are tender. Add milk and chicken soup to your pot. Bring to a low boil. Turn down heat and simmer until soup is very hot. CAREFUL not to burn! Add grated cheese and stir until the cheese is melted and distributed throughout the soup. Soup will be thick and creamy. If too thick, add a little milk.
Pour hot soup into bowls. Add a generous size dollop of sour cream on top of each serving. Bring out your two packs of saltine crackers. Pour big mugs of cold milk for everyone, sit down and enjoy your bowl of wonderful potato soup made from scratch!