Patchwork Potato Leek Soup

I love going to the Grandin Farmers Market on Saturdays buying what is in season and really enjoying the flavors of the season.  I also like when one vendor has all the key ingredients.  For the second week in a row, Patchwork Farm had potatoes and leeks.  It is a favorite here at our house and super easy to make. Melt some butter on medium, add a little salt and cut up the leeks. Cook those for about 10 minutes till they are soft.  I was making something else at the same time and had some extra onions so added those as well. IMG_1645

Once those are cooked down, add  1/2 cup of dry white wine.  Let that cook down a bit. I peel and cut up a pound of potatoes. I then add 3 cups of chicken broth,

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Add a cup of milk or cream.  Simmer until the potatoes are “fork tender”.  I then take half of the mix and put in the blender (make sure you leave the top vented so you don’t pop the container) and blend till smooth.  I pour it back to the pan.  Then mix up the second half.

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Pour the second batch back in pan, stir and let it cook for another minute or two.  Serve it up with a little parm or any other cheese you have on hand.

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I make this once a week while the leeks and potatoes are available at the market!  Thanks again Patchwork for what you do!