When you enjoy your first spoonful of this Potato Leek Soup, you’ll wonder how it can taste so delectable and be so velvety rich when it’s made in minutes with just a few simple ingredients (and has fewer than 100 calories per bowl!). The quick sauté of leeks and onion in butter create the flavor foundation of this soup, waxy potatoes add body, and a splash of milk or cream to finish make it silky smooth.
One of our favorite pastimes when we visited Paris, was to wander the daily farmer’s markets and gawk at the vegetables. We were staying in a small apartment in the 14th arrondissement that had a little kitchen where we cooked a meal or two every day. Simple things: baked eggs and toast, roast chicken, potatoes dauphinois (sounds fancy, but is really easy), and soups….