12 Ingredient Leek & Potato Soup
Recipe Type: Entree
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Serves: 4-6
Leek & potato soup can be made with as little as 4 ingredients. But do try this twelve ingredient version.
  • 1 lb. baking potatoes, coarsely chopped (I use Yukon Golds and russets)
  • 1 lb. leeks, sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 Parmigiano-Reggiano rind
  • 1 small bunch kale, washed and cut up
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 qt. chicken stock, more or less
  • 1 qt. water, more or less
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Cook bacon in olive oil till fat is rendered.
  2. Add leeks, potatoes, garlic, celery, etc. Sweat till translucent.
  3. Add stock/water and parm rind. Bring to boil. Taste. Salt.
  4. After 45 minutes, remove and dice rind, smash potatoes with back of spoon till thick. Taste. Salt.
  5. Add kale and diced rind and simmer for 20 minutes. Taste. Salt and pepper.
  6. Serve.
Recipe by Honest Cooking by Mercato Fabbrica at https://honestcooking.com/12-ingredient-leek-potato-soup-recipe/