How Do You Make Southern Potato Soup?
Southern Potato Soup is a wonderful addition to any recipe collection. This frugal recipe can be even more frugal if you use coupons to buy the ingredients or grow your own leeks. Southern Potato Soup is also a brilliant addition to a vegetarian family. You can also use vegan butter to make this recipe totally vegan. Cut green leaves from leeks and discard. Cut through each leek but do not cut through the root. Rinse in cold water then thinly slice. In a large pot, melt the butter. Again, you can use vegan butter to make this soup totally animal product free. Add leeks. Cook 5 minutes until soft. Do not let brown. Add veggie broth, water and potatoes. Cover and bring liquid to a boil. Let simmer 7-10 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add any other spices and seasonings you wish. Serve soup on a cold night with hot buttered cornbread. The potato soup and cornbread is hearty enough to keep you warm.