Sunday, September 25, 2011

Potato, Leek and Cannellini Soup

Potato, Leek and Fabulous Cannellini Bean Soup

I wish I could smell this

6 red potatoes cubed
9 cups water
5 packets chicken broth (could use veggie)
1 fresh garden onion
1 cup celery
2 leeks diced
3 tbsp. mazola oil
3 tbsp. flour
1 can cannellini beans
1 cup milk
2 slices ham ( can use veggie ham too)

Boil potaoes in water and chicken broth mix until tender.  Fry onion, leeks and celery till tender in oil.  Sprinkle 3 tbsp. flour over simmered onion mixture, stir evenly  and add 1 cup of hot potato water and stir. Put onion mixture into potato pot and mix.  Add 1 cup milk and beans, and diced up ham.  Bring to a simmer for a few minutes and Voila! 

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