I am a mom of 4. I love to cook and try new recipes.
Every once in awhile a new recipe is tried and the family often responds with "mom..it's a keeper" meaning add this one to the family recipe book. So here I've compiled them all in one spot so they're easy to get to and add to. Hope you enjoy them as much as we have, and maybe they'll be keepers for you as well.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Corn Potato Leek Soup

1 T. Earth Balance butter or Olive oil
3 Leeks, washed and sliced into 1/4" slices using light green parts as well
1 Med. Yellow onion, coarsley chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
5 large size yellow potatoes (yukons) Peeled and cut into 1/2" cubes
7 c. vegetable broth
3 T. vegetarian chicken seasoning
1/2 t. liquid smoke
1 c. vegan sour cream
2 T dried chives, plus more for topping
red pepper flakes (optional for topping)
salt and pepper to taste
1 can corn

heat oil or butter in a large soup pot on med heat.  add leeks and onions and saute for 5-7 min.  until translucent.  Add garlic and cook 1 minute.  Add broth, potatoes, seasoning, chives, smoke and sour cream.  cook 20 min.  until potatoes are soft.  remove from heat blend place 1/2 of soup in a blender and puree.  place puree back in the pot and add corn, cook approximately 5 minutes until heated through. serve in bowls topped with dried chives and red pepper flakes if you like it a little spicy.


8 servings.

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