Potato, Leek, and Pea Soup

Potato, Leek, and Pea Soup

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"Once you make this, it becomes a family staple. Top with croutons and chopped green onion."
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45 m servings 356 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 356 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 4.3 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 67.4g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 13.2 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 1143 mg
  • 46%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Melt butter in a large pot over medium-high heat. Cook and stir leeks in the melted butter until tender, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Stir potatoes and chicken broth into the leeks and bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low, cover the pot, and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 12 minutes.
  3. Stir peas and tarragon into the soup; simmer until peas are tender, about 5 minutes.
  4. Pour the soup into a blender, filling the pitcher no more than half full.
  5. Hold down the lid of the blender with a towel and carefully start the blender, using a few quick pulses to get the soup moving before leaving it on to puree. Puree in batches until smooth and pour into a clean pot. Alternately, you can use a stick blender and puree the soup in the pot.
  6. Pour milk into the pureed soup and bring to a simmer over medium heat until heated through. Season with salt and black pepper.



Fabulous recipe with excellent instructions!!

I absolutely loved the taste. The peas gave it a nice, sweet quality. But in the eyes of my 5 year old, it was "green stuff," so she really struggled to even touch it. It's not the most visually...

My 3 year old ate it. My husband said it was missing ham hock and asked if it was split pea soup. I thought it was okay. Pretty decent recipe could use some tweaking but I doubt I will be mak...