Christmas Eve Potato Soup

Creamy Potatoes and Leeks in Christmas Eve Potato Soup


  • 8 slices bacon, diced
  • 4 leeks, white and pale green parts only, sliced
  • 1/2 cup onion
  • 4 Tbs flour
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 6 large baking potatoes
  • 4 beaten egg yolks
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 tsp chopped parsley


  1. In large soup pan cook bacon over medium heat until. Drain all but 1 Tbs fat.
  2. Add leeks and onion; sauté for 3-5 min. Add flour and cook briefly. Add broth and stir until smooth. Add potatoes and simmer for 1 hour.
  3. Before serving, combine yolks and sour cream. Stir slowly into soup. Simmer over very low heat for 10 min. Do not let it boil. Garnish with parsley to serve.