Potato Leek Soup

Leek and potato soup, close up
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  • 8 hrs 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 8 hrs
  • Yield: 4 to 6 Servings

Bacon and shredded cheese flavor this tasty slow cooker potato soup.

What You'll Need

  • 4 cups potatoes (diced)
  • 3 to 4 cups leeks (3 or 4 leeks, thinly sliced)
  • 1 bunch green onions (chopped)
  • 2 cups chicken broth (canned, homemade, bouillon or base)
  • 4 to 6 slices bacon (cooked, drained and crumbled)
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • Optional: 1/2 to 1 cup shredded cheese
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)

How to Make It

  1. Combine the diced potatoes, leeks, green onions, chicken broth, and bacon in the slow cooker  crockery insert.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours.
  3. Add evaporated milk and cheese, if used, in the last 30 minutes. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  4. Mash with a potato masher to thicken, or puree for a smooth consistency, adding additional milk or broth if necessary.

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See Also

Slow Cooker Recipes

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 266
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Unsaturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 36 mg
Sodium 520 mg
Carbohydrates 30 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 13 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)