La Madeleine's Country Potato Soup is a wonderful creamy and rich potato soup. This recipe is from Executive Chef Remy Schaal of la Madeleine French Bakery and Cafe. Founded in Dallas in 1983, la Madeleine has many neighborhood cafes and bakeries in five states and Washington, D.C. Excellent potato soup!
La Madeleine's Country Potato Soup
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la Madeleine’s Country Potato Soup
la Madeleine’s Country Potato Soup is a rich and creamy potato soup, that is not to be missed.
- 1/8 cup unsalted butter
- 2 leeks, thinly sliced
- 1 large yellow onion, sliced
- 1 1/2 quart chicken stock
- 4 large peeled potatoes, sliced evenly in 1/4 inch slides
- 2 sprigs fresh thyme
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 1 cup cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup bacon cooked and diced
- salt to taste
In a large saucepan, add butter, leeks and onions, and cook. (Do not brown vegetables.) Add chicken stock, potatoes, salt and fresh thyme. Cook for 40 minutes over medium heat, stirring frequently to avoid scorching. Add cream, bring to a boil and serve hot. Garnish with Cheddar cheese and diced bacon.Print Recipe