Potato Leek Soup with Kale

Potato Leek Soup with Kale

Total Time 30 mins
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 5 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced leeks white and light parts only
  • 2 1/4 cups diced and peeled yukon gold potatoes
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups chopped kale about 1/2 head
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions
 

  • Heat the butter in a large pot over medium high heat. Add the leeks, potatoes, and a healthy pinch of salt and pepper. Sauté until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Add garlic and cook 2-3 minutes more. Add broth and the kale; simmer until the kale softens and potatoes are fully cooked through about 10-15 minutes.
  • Transfer the soup to a heavy-duty blender and puree in batches until the soup is completely smooth. Transfer the pureed soup back the pan and Season with salt and pepper and top with a dollop of creme fraiche or sour cream if desired and a drizzle of olive oil.
Keyword Chicken Stock, Garlic, Kale, Leeks, Potatoes