Creamy Leek And Potato Soup With Bacon Recipe

Creamy Leek And Potato Soup With Bacon Recipe – quick and easy to make, smooth and flavorful, perfect for lunch or dinner. This soup could be made year round and keeps well in the fridge or freezer. Kid friendly, perfectly seasoned, warm, topped with crunchy and flavorful bacon and parsley. 

 A creamic bowl full with warm and comforting Creamy Leek And Potato Soup With Bacon Recipe.

Fall has almost arrived and it is time for this Creamy Leek And Potato Soup With Bacon Recipe.

I’ve been making creamy soups quite often lately.

I do eat a lot of salads during summer, but this summer I’ve been into soups.

The reason why?

My son loves soup and I like making homemade soups for him. I tried making baby soups with minimal amounts of spices and seasoning, but he is refusing to eat them lately.

He seems to want flavorful, creamy and nutritious soups (filling), like this Creamy Leek And Potato Soup.

The combination of leeks and potatoes is delicious and Anthony loves it, so do I.

I used to make him baby food with leeks ad potatoes only, when he was about 6 months old, but now we switched to creamy soups.

He pretty much eats everything we do. This makes it easy on me, because I have to cook less meals.

A bowl full with winter soup. A creamic bowl full with warm and comforting Creamy Leek And Potato Soup With Bacon Recipe.

I’m a huge fan of leeks, I enjoy their mild and sweet taste. They bring wonderful flavors to savory dishes. This One Pork and Leek Recipe is a childhood favorite and these Egg, Leek and Feta Phyllo Cups are great for breakfast or an appetizer.

I just have to warn you – leeks do need to be carefully washed, because they almost always have sand on them and on the inside, due to being grown in sandy soil.

This Creamy Leek And Potato Soup With Bacon is extremely easy to make. I did use 1/2 cup of heavy cream in it, but if you’d like to skip it, you can just use whole milk, or even dairy free milk. If you also decide to skip the bacon, the soup will turn vegan.

Bowls full of soup - Creamy Leek And Potato Soup With Bacon Recipe. Great for year round. Chopped parsley and bacon bits on the side. Olive oil swirl soup garnish.

All you need for this Creamy Leek And Potato Soup With Bacon Recipe is a few simple ingredients and 30 minutes to make.

You first cook the leeks in some oil until tender, then add the potatoes and stock and simmer until the potatoes are soft and fully cooked. I first blend the soup and then stir in the cream. Then top it with bacon bits.

I’ve been experimenting with a lot of soup recipes, mostly healthy and full of veggies, so stay posted for some more. For soups like this Creamy Leek And Potato Soup With Bacon, you don’t even need a slow or pressure cooker, since it cooks fast!

This summer hasn’t been too hot for us.

Last week we already had temperatures in the low 50-s. It is the perfect time for some Creamy Leek And Potato Soup around here.

 

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A creamic bowl full with warm and comforting Creamy Leek And Potato Soup With Bacon Recipe.
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Creamy Leek And Potato Soup With Bacon Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Creamy Leek And Potato Soup With Bacon Recipe - quick and easy to make, smooth and flavorful, perfect for lunch or dinner. This soup could be made year round and keeps well in the fridge or freezer. Kid friendly. perfectly seasoned, warm, topped with crunchy and flavorful bacon. 

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 278 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 leek 1 large or 2 small, about 1 1/2 lb
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 lb potatoes Yukon gold, peeled, cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 tsp Summer savory or thyme
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream or whole milk
  • 4 slices bacon cooked and chopped
  • chopped parsley for garnishing
Instructions
  1. Wash and clean leeks. Cut off the dark green part and discard. Cut in half and chop.

  2. Heat olive oil over medium heat. Add leeks. Cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently until soft. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.


  3. Add potatoes and stock. Season with salt, pepper and summer savory (thyme). Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, until the potatoes are fully cooked. Turn off the heat.

  4. Using an immersion blender, blend until smooth. Stir in the heavy cream.  Add some water, if the soup is too thick.

  5. To serve, top with bacon and chopped parsley.

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Leek And Potato Soup With Bacon Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 278 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 943mg 39%
Potassium 695mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 1g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 17.9%
Vitamin C 23.7%
Calcium 7.8%
Iron 30.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Creamy Leek And Potato Soup With Bacon Recipe - quick and easy to make, smooth and flavorful, perfect for lunch or dinner. This soup could be made year round and keeps well in the fridge or freezer. Kid friendly. perfectly seasoned, warm, topped with crunchy and flavorful bacon.