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Leek and potato soup

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Potato and Leek Soup Recipes
  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

 

Put down that tin opener! If you can chop up veg, you can whiz up a hearty homemade leek and potato soup in half-an-hour.

Ingredients

  • 4 leeks, chopped
  • 4 large potatoes, cubed
  • 1tbsp vegetable oil
  • 800ml chicken or vegetable stock
  • 300ml single cream
  • Pinch of grated nutmeg

To serve:

  • Croutons
  • Grated nutmeg
  • Parsley, chopped

Method

  1. Sweat 4 chopped leeks and 4 large cubed potatoes in 1tbsp vegetable oil for 10 mins, stirring occasionally until softened but not browned.
  2. Add 800ml chicken or vegetable stock, cover and simmer for 15 mins. Season to taste and leave to cool slightly.
  3. Liquidise soup until smooth. Return to pan, stir through 300ml single cream and pinch of grated nutmeg. Reheat gently. Garnish with a swirl of natural yogurt, chopped parsley and some crunchy croutons.

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