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                            Potato and Leek Soup
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Crockpot                         Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      Tablespoons   Butter
    5                    Leeks sliced
    6      Tablespoons   Flour
    4      Cups          Hot water
    5                    Potatoes; peel -- dice
      1/2  Cup           Milk
                         Butter and chives -- garnish
 
   In a large pot over medium heat saute leeks in butter. Remove from heat, let
 cool a bit.  Stir in flour. Mix well. Add water and mix well again.  Return to
 heat and add potatoes, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil.  Then lower heat,
 cover and simmer for 30 minutes.    When potatoes are tender break up potatoes
 with a masher,
 add milk and heat just under boiling. Garnish individual serving dishes with
 butter and chives and serve with a large
 bowl of crusty croutons.
 
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