Creamy Potato Leek Soup
1 1/2 pounds (5 cups) Yukon gold or russet potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
4 medium leeks, coarsely chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 (32-ounce) box (4 cups) chicken broth
1 cup milk
3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives (I used freeze dried chives)
2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
Chopped fresh chives, if desired
Add chicken broth. Increase heat to medium-high; cook 8-10 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover; cook 25-27 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Stir in half & half.
Place 3 cups soup in 5-cup blender container or food processor bowl fitted with metal blade. Cover; blend until smooth. Pour into large serving bowl; repeat with remaining soup. Stir in 3 tablespoons chives and horseradish. Garnish with chopped fresh chives, if desired.