Leek and Potato Soup with Country Ham is a delicious soup full of outstanding flavor including country ham. Simply wonderful.
Leek and Potato Soup with Country Ham

Leek and Potato Soup with Country Ham
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Recipe type: Soups and Stews
Cuisine: American
Serves: 10
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 leeks, thinly sliced (about 4 Cups)
  • 10 potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/8-inch thick slices
  • 1 Cup cooked country ham, cut into inch-sized cubes
  • 10 Cups chicken stock
  • 3 Cups cabbage, thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper
  1. In a large stock pot heat cumin, caraway and fennel seeds over medium heat until lightly toasted and fragrant; do not burn. Remove to a small plate.
  2. Add oil and heat over medium-low heat. Add leeks and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add potatoes, ham and stock, bring to a boil, then add cabbage and reserved seeds.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes.
  5. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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