|2 1/2||lb||Potatoes; peeled & cut into 1/2" cubes|
|2||lg||Carrots, finely chopped|
|3||Ribs celery, finely chopped|
|4||Leeks, finely chopped|
|Chopped fresh parlsey, opt.|
In a Dutch over or large saucepan, fry bacon. Drain all but 2 tb drippings. Add vegetables, seasonings and enough water to cover. Simmer, covered, for 2 hours. Garnish with parsley, if desired.