You can make a thick hearty soup without using thickeners like flour or cornstarch. Potatoes do the job easily. So it’s actually gluten free. And adding cheese and sour cream not only adds to the thickness but also ramps up the deliciousness factor.
The growing season is coming to a close and the days are getting colder. We still have local potatoes and leeks so I decided to make some Potato Leek Soup with Bacon. Because everything is better with bacon! But there’s something else that makes soups and stews better and I’m adding that too.