1/2 cup prepared GOOD SEASONS Garlic & Herb Dressing Mix 4 large leeks (about 2 lb.), cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices 4 large russet potatoes, peeled, cubed (about 4 cups) 1-1/4 qt. (5 cups) water 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. pepper 1 cup milk 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
HEAT 1/4 cup of the dressing in large stockpot on medium heat. Add leeks; cook 5 min. or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add potatoes, water, salt and pepper; cover. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 15 to 20 min. or until potatoes are tender. Cool 10 min.
ADD leek mixture, in batches, to blender; cover. Blend until pureed. Return to stockpot.
STIR in milk and remaining 1/4 cup dressing; cook on medium heat until heated through, stirring frequently. Sprinkle with chives just before serving.
Easy Cleanup: To quickly clean your blender, fill the container half-full with hot water. Add a few drops of liquid dish soap, then cover. Blend on high speed 30 sec. Pour wash water out and rinse with fresh hot water.