- 2 tbsp Butter
- 1 pkg Trimmed Leeks
- 1 box Instant Garlic Mashed Potatoes
- 1 qt Chicken or Vegetable Broth
- 1 qt Half and Half
- 1 qt Whole Milk
- Pepper, to taste
Slice leeks in half lengthwise and rinse thoroughly. Slice into thin half-moons.
In a soup pot, sauté leeks in 2 tbsp butter until wilted. Add broth, half and half, and milk to pot and bring to a gentle simmer.
Stir in both packets of garlic mashed potatoes. Season with pepper and salt, if desired.
Top each bowl with fresh chives, if desired.
Serve hot for a warming winter soup or chilled for a cooling Vichyssoise.