German Potato Ham Soup


  • 1 Medium onion, sliced
  • 1/4 c Butter
  • 3 Medium leeks (white part only)
  • 2 lb (about 6 medium) potatoes
  • 1 Ham bone, any size
  • 1/4 tsp. Dried thyme leaves
  • 6 c Chicken or beef stock or water
  • 1/2 pt Heavy cream
  • Salt and white pepper to taste
  • Croutons
  1. Brown onions to a light golden color in butter in a saucepan.
  2. Clean leeks well and slice. Peel potatoes and slice. Add leeks, potatoes, ham bone, thyme and stock or water to onion. Cover and simmer until potatoes are very soft.
  3. Remove ham bone, discard. Cool potato/leek mixture slightly. Puree in a food processor or blender and return to pot. Add cream and cook a few minutes longer. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve with croutons.


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