The irish rover's leek & potato soup
Irish Potato Soups Vegetables Leeks
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Title: The irish rover's leek & potato soup
Categories: Soups, Vegetables
Yield: 5 Quarts
5 lb Potatoes; peeled and cubed
1 ea Leek; coarsely chopped
1 1/2 lb Carrots; peeled and cubed
1 ea Bay leaf
4 ts Thyme
1 tb Each salt and white pepper
32 oz Vegetable broth
4 c Water
5 c Soy milk
3 tb Oil
4 tb Flour
In a large pot, combine potatoes, leeks, carrots, bay leaf, thyme,
salt and pepper. Add broth and enough water to cover vegetables.
Bring to a boil. Turn heat to simmer and cook until vegetables are
In a separate pan, heat milk. When vegetables are soft, add milk to
Make a roux, or paste, by combining the oil and flour. Stir into hot
soup, a tablespoon at a time, allowing several minutes of cooking
between each addition until soup reaches desires thickness. Remove
bay leaf before serving.
From Siobhan Reidy, owner of The Irish Rover, as requested by Karen
Jacobi of Jeffersonville, in Alice Colombo's 11/29/95 "Cook's Corner"
column called "Lexington Lasagna Gets the Red Out" in "The
(Louisville, KY) Courier-Journal". Pg. C5. Electronic format by
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