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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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val

dont know what i done wrong but i thought it was awfull i could just taste oil i usually use butter.

christina

love this soup, dead easy.make more and freeze it in portion sizes. you dont have to add cream, just make it thiker wth patatoes,

ginny

hi i made this soup the other day it was so easy to do and took no time at all, and another added bonus was that it tasted delicous! so what more can you ask :)

Kirsty

Hi this recipe looks brill, my dad is on a liquid food diet and hopefully this will be a bit more interesting than canned tomato soup. Cant wait to give it a try, cream isn't unhealthy people have been eating it for years it depends how much you eat of it.

chris

sorry to be critical here but why can't there be soup recipies WITHOUT unhealthy CREAM included!

Rachel

Absolutely love this! Not a great cook but was very easy and a nice Mother's Day surprise :)

wendy

I made this last night, it was so easy to make and didnt take long. Its taste delcious, and the best thing dont have to share it with anyone. :)

Geraldine

this soup is fab as i am disabled and can't cook much this recipe is soooooo easy and my whole family love it

carolyn

this is a fast and delicous soup, soo easy to make and the whole family loved it

bobby brown

thanks for that little tip there steve :) it made my soup so much soupier and i just adored it

Steve Tompkinson

It was the first time ive made Leek and Potatoe Soup. Its a fantastic recipe and so easy to make. I added Double Cream instead of Single and it tastes so much creamier. If your not worried about the Calories then add Double Cream because it has a more Creamier taste to it.

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