Potato and Wild Leek (Ramps) Soup

Potato leek soup
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    45 mins
Ratings (12)
Use leeks to make this tasty potato soup, if you don't have wild leeks or seasonal ramps.

What You'll Need

  • 4 to 6 slices bacon
  • 4 cups chopped ramps (including green)
  • 4 to 5 cups diced red potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper, to taste​

How to Make It

  1. In a large skillet or Dutch oven, fry bacon until crispy; set bacon aside.
  2. Add ramps and potatoes to the skillet; fry on medium-low heat until ramps are tender.
  3. Sprinkle with flour; stir until flour is absorbed.
  4. Stir in chicken broth; simmer until potatoes are tender. Stir in the cream and heat thoroughly. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Serves 4 to 6.

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