Italian Sausage and Leek Soup

Getting a late start on blogging today. It is going to be one busy week. I’m most excited that my husband is going to build me a small garden in our back yard, so I can start growing some of my own produce! I will be getting a bit of a late start this year, but will hopefully be able to get some veggies in now and do some fall planting as well. I’m already thinking about what I want to plant early next spring. (Snow peas, here I come!)

Italian Sausage and Leek Soup

I don’t remember exactly how I came across this recipe from Get Crocked for Zuppa Toscana. As soon as I read it, I immediately thought, “Leeks!” This soup has a really interesting flavor. I can’t wait to eat some of the leftover soup for lunch (even if it is supposed to be 90 degrees today.)

Italian Sausage and Leek Soup
Recipe type: Main
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Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • ¾ pound ground turkey Italian sausage, browned
  • 1 pound potatoes, peeled and cut in bite sized pieces
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 6 slices bacon, fried and crumbled
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 large leeks, white and light green parts only, cut in half lengthwise and sliced crosswise
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup heavy cream
Instructions
  1. Put all the ingredients except the cream in crock pot. Cook on high for 4 hours.
  2. Add cream right before serving.

 

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